Ukraine not to buy African coal

In 2016 Ukraine will not be buying coal from the South African Republic, said the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik. “We will stop buying coal. Under the current circumstances and taking into account our abilities, we no longer need to buy their coal”, said the minister. “Our stocks allow…

Ukraine: ZTMK chooses auditor

Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works has chosen the auditor company Audit-finansy to conduct its 2015 financial audit for 199 thousand UAH.

The offer was accepted on May 19. The audit is to be conducted within 60 days of the agreement signing.

5 other companies offered higher prices. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: DTEK coal output up in Q1 2016

In January-March DTEK mined 7.2 million tons of coal, up by 5.8% YoY. According to the company statement, the output rise allowed processing factories to increase coal processing and concentrate manufacture – to 5.4 and 3.4 million tons respectively. In Q1 DTEK Rovenkiantrazit, DTEK Sverdlovantrazit and DTEK Komsomolets Donbassa Mine anthracite output increased by 120.4%…

Ukraine: coke output down in April 2016

In April bulk 6% moisture coke output in Ukraine totaled 1134 thousand tons, down by 1.3% MoM, or by 15 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, in January-April Ukraine produced 4444 thousand tons of coke, up by 34.9% YoY, or by 1151 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: PGOK pellets output in January-April 2016

In January-April Poltava Mining and Processing Works, a part of Ferrexpo, produced 3.85 million tons of iron ore pellets.

The company exported 3.99 million tons of pellets to Europe, Near East, Japan, China and Korea.

In 2015 PGOK received 5.79 billion UAH of losses. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: flat rolled metal export-import in January-April 2016

In April Ukraine exported $152.82 million worth of flat rolled metal, with imports on the level of $39.66 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, one of the main importers of Ukrainian flats was Russia ($22.12 million).

In January-April Ukraine exported $516.54 million worth of flats, while imports totaled $141.01 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel semis export-import in April 2016

In April Ukraine exported $187.28 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports reached $0.72 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main importer of steel semis in April was Egypt ($52.38 million).

In January-April Ukraine exported $688.66 million worth of steel semi-finished products, with imports on the level of $3.84 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Kiev increases aluminum capacities

A new aluminum producing line has been opened in the Kiev region. “This is an up-to-date company capable of producing 10 thousand tons of aluminum per year”, said AMTT chairman Vasiliy Lakey. “The line is fully automated. Investments totaled 200 million UAH. We make plans to export our products as well”, he added. AMTT is…

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in April 2016

In April Ukraine exported $54.56 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $9.87 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main importer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in April was Italy ($12.51 million).

In January-April Ukraine exported $208.1 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports totaled $24.84 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel pipe output down in April 2016

In April Ukraine produced 72 thousand tons of steel pipes, down by 10% MoM, or by 8 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, in January-April pipe output went down by 10.4% YoY, or by 30 thousand tons, to 259 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel pipes export-import in April 2016

In April Ukraine exported $28.79 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $6.51 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, one of the main importers of Ukrainian pipes in April was Russia ($5.13 million).

In January-April Ukraine exported $122.2 million worth of steel pipes, with imports on the level of $44.36 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Ferrexpo clears pre-export financing

Ferrexpo Plc, controlling Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, has cleared $103 million of its pre-export financing.

“As of April 30, $103 million of debts and interests were cleared”, said the company in its statement.

The group also has an outdated VAT debt of $10 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in April 2016

In April Ukraine exported $172.81 million worth of iron ore, while imports reached $8.32 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main importer in April was China ($84.7 million).

In January-April Ukraine exported $511.34 million worth of iron ore, while imports totaled $37.61 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in April 2016

In April Ukraine exported $148.45 million worth of long rolled products, while imports totaled $11.65 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, one of the main importers in April was Iraq ($20.72 million).

In January-April Ukraine exported $525.67 million worth of long rolled metal with imports on the level of $41.85 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pig iron output up in April 2016

In April pig iron output in Ukraine went up by 0.7% MoM, or by 15 thousand tons, to 2063 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, in January-April Ukraine produced 7916 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 23% YoY, or by 1480 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: rolled metal output up in April 2016

In April Ukraine produced 2016 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 6.6% MoM, or by 125 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, in January-April rolled metal output went up by 18.5% YoY, or by 1143 thousand tons, to 7311 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel output up in April 2016

In April Ukraine produced 2197 thousand tons of steel, up by 1.1% MoM, or by 23 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, in January-April steel output increased by 17% YoY, or by 1206 thousand tons, to 8280 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)