Donetsk, Jan 21 – DAN. DPR smelters production amounted to 41 bln roubles in 10 months of 2021, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said.

"The production rate grew by 19 pc in the ten months of 2021 and amounted to 41.3 bln roubles in 10 months of 2021. The  capacity utilization grew during 2020 and 10 months of 2021 by 12.4 pc to attain 49 pc," the report reads.

The total of 54 steel enterprises are operating in the DPR.

"Steelworks contribution to the industrial goods exports is more than 82 pc. The importers are the LPR and Russia. The export share of smelters increased by 9.3 pc last year." *ot