This lead to direct economical losses, as well as reputation failures – the company was unable to supply its clients in time, said economics and financial director Denis Morozov.
According to him, in January-March ferrous scrap deficiency reached 221 thousand tons, or 23% of the Ukrainian metal companies needs. At the same time scrap exports from Ukraine totaled 266 thousand tons. The company had to import hot-briquetted iron and pig iron from Russia. (Ukrainian metal)