Ukraine: Kominmet fires deputy chairman

Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Komintern (Kominmet) has dismissed Andrei Mouchkin from the office of the deputy chairman. According to the company station, Mouchkin resigned from his position. He has been in the office since April 22, 2015. None has been appointed in his place as yet. In 2015 Kominmet received 197.52 million…

Ukraine: Electrostal output down in H1 2016

In January-June Electrostal produced 161726.99 tons of continuous-cast billets, down by 28.3% YoY. According to the company statement, in June it produced 38721.26 tons of billets, down from 41532.71 tons in May. Most of the products the company exports. In particular, in June it exported 38699.79 tons of billets. In January and most of February…

Ukraine: titanium ore export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine exported 172.4 thousand tons of titanium-containing ore and concentrate valued at $35.26 million, up by 51.6% and by 27.2% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, most products went to Russia (42.9%), USA (16.03%) and the Czech Republic (14.82%). In January-June Ukraine imported 2 tons of titanium-containing ore and concentrate from…