Crude steel production climbed 9.6 percent to 3.2 million tons in the fourth quarter from the previous three-month period, the Russian company, known as NLMK, said today in a statement. Full-year output rose 3.6 percent to 12 million tons.
Sales of finished products rose 7 percent in the fourth quarter to 3.6 million tons, while full-year sales advanced 9.6 percent to 12.9 million tons, the company said.
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