In February Ukraine exported $125.45 million worth of long rolled products, with imports on the level of $5.83 million.
Experts expect steel output in April on the level of 1.6 million tons, with 1.5 million tons both of pig iron and rolled metal.
The losses of Ilyich-Steel (Mariupol, Donetsk region) in 2014 totaled 57.64 million UAH.
In February Ukraine exported $153.04 million worth of flat rolled metal, while imports reached $33.99 million.
Ukraine’s mining and metal company Metinvest is holding consultations with lawyers on the possibility of postponing return of debts, Bloomberg news agency has reported, referring to its sources.
Dniepropetrovsk Metal Construction Works named after Babushkin finished 2014 with 119.68 million UAH of losses.
In February Ukraine exported $34.15 million worth of pig iron, with imports on the level of $0.21 million.
In 2014 Ukrstalkonstruktsiya (Kiev) received 54.69 million UAH of losses.
Mariupol Ilyich Iron & Steel Works is launching the production of boron added 30MnB5 steel plates for quenching and tempering, which increases the service life of components in agricultural machinery. This is the first time this kind of plates will be manufactured in Ukraine; machine-building companies previously imported this type of steel from Turkey and…
Ferrexpo plc, controlling Poltava Mining and Processing Works, received $183.84 million of profit.
In February Ukraine exported $57.66 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $6.27 million.
In 2014 the largest coke manufacturer Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works (Donetsk region) received 791.96 million UAH of losses.