Steel makers association Ukrmetallurgprom estimates that Ukrainian steelmakers may increase production of steel in 2021 by 4% YoY to 21.495 million tonnes. Production of pig iron in 2021 is expected to total 21.281 million tonnes, 4% up from 2020. Production of rolled products may increase by 4% to 19.194 million tonnes against the previous year. Ukrmetallurgprom announced January November 2021 performanceSteel 19.64 million tonnes, up 5%Rolled products 17.55 million tonnes, up 5% In August, the Ministry of Economy had projected growth of steel production by 6.3% to 21.92 million tonnes in 2021 against 2020. Production of rolled products in 2021 was expected to reach 19.5 million tonnes, pig iron 21.8 million tonnes against 2020.