Share of Russian steel production
NLMK Group is a leading international manufacturer of high-quality steel products with a vertically integrated business model. Mining and steelmaking are concentrated in cost-efficient regions; finished products are manufactured close to our main customers in Russia, North America, and the EU.
Thanks to our self-sufficiency in key raw materials and energy, coupled with the technological superiority of our production capacity, NLMK is one of the most efficient and profitable steelmakers in the world. NLMK has a diversified product mix, ensuring our leading position in local markets and our sales effectiveness. By leveraging our advantages – our flexible production chain, balanced product mix, efficient sales system, and widespread customer base – we are able to react quickly to changing market conditions.
NLMK Group is consistently a financially stable business. Having completed the investment phase of its development, NLMK Group turned its focus to increasing the efficiency of its business processes, developing its resource base, strengthening its positions in strategic markets and enhancing production safety. Structural savings of $0.70 bn in 2014-2018, generated by operational efficiency programmes have increased business profitability.
NLMK is actively investing in environmental projects, reducing the environmental footprint in the regions where it operates as it strives to comply with the most demanding environmental standards. NLMK Group ensures safe working conditions through process improvement measures, investment in training of personnel and applying best global occupational health and safety practices.
Sustainable operational and financial performance*
2018 Effect of Operation Efficiency programmes
Steelmaking capacity utilization
Operational gains and conservative investments
Significant operational gains and conservative investments have enabled a substantial strengthening of the company’s financial standing, as well as supporting deleveraging and providing for increased flexibility on dividends.
Operating cash flow
Free cash flow
Dividend payments during 2018
Widely diversified production model, product mix, and sales markets
of rolling capacity in Europe*
of rolling capacities in the US
Sales to Russian market
Sales to 70 countries worldwide
80% / 20%
production — BOF/EAF routes
* including NBH capacities
High level of corporate responsibility
Specific atmospheric emissions
LTIFR on NLMK Group assets
Efficient vertical integration of raw material and energy resources
Self-sufficiency in energy**
Self-sufficiency in coke
Self-sufficiency in iron ore concentrate
Self-sufficiency in scrap
NLMK ratings and ticker codes
Standard and Poor’s
Reuters NLMKq.L (LSE), NLMK.RTS (RTS), NLMK.MM (MICEX)
Bloomberg NLMK LI (LSE), NLMK RU (RTS), NLMK RM (MICEX)
Indices that include NLMK shares
Moscow Exchange (RTS-MICEX)
Moscow Exchange (RTS-MICEX) Metals and Mining Sector