Donetsk, Oct 29 - DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic enterprises sold more than 80 billion roubles ($1,2 bln) worth of industrial products in the first nine months of this year, DPR Industry and Trade Minister Eduard Armatov said at the Donetsk Investment Forum on Tuesday.

“Over the first nine months of 2019, the total sales volume of metallurgical, coking coal producers and fluxing agent and metal processing companies reached 80,066,000,000 rubles,” Armatov said.

Metal producers are currently oriented toward external market. Over the first mine months of 2019, they sold 47,521,000,000 rubles worth of products; their share in DPR exports made up 60 percent,” he said.

Earlier reports said that Donetsk hosted an international investment forum which brought together more than 500 delegates from 17 countries.*jk