Donetsk, Jul 18 - DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic metallurgical companies plan to increase sales by 15 percent by the end of this year, DPR Head Denis Pushilin said on Thursday.

“Today, DPR metallurgical enterprises show a stable growth as they increase production and sales and work on equipment modernisation plans,” Pushilin said. “By the end of 2019, metallurgical sector companies expect to increase their sales by 15 percent.”

Earlier reports on Thursday said that DPR leader Denis Pushilin had extended his best wishes to leading metallurgical sector specialists ahead of Metallurgist Day.*jk