In Ukraine production of steel increased by 6% - to 2,123 million tons, cast iron for 12% - to 1,864 million tons, hire - for 8% - to 2,035 million tons. About it reported RBC - Ukraine in the government. "Growth in comparison by last month is observed since November. We expect that positive dynamics will proceed", - the interlocutor of agency noted.
In November, 2008 average daily production of cast iron made 42,6 thousand tons, became - 53,2 thousand tons, hire - 50,4 thousand tons, coke - 32,6 thousand tons. In December these indicators increased, respectively, to 53,7 thousand tons, 64,6 thousand tons, 60,8 thousand tons and 35,9 thousand tons. In January by December growth made 11%, apart from the steel which average daily production increased approximately by 5%.