In March Ukraine exported $128 million worth of flat rolled metal, while imports totaled $39.38 million.
The supervisory board of Velikoanadolskiy Refractory Works has reelected Dmitry Golubev the general manager of the company.
Ukrpromvenshexpertisa has noted the increase of ferrous scrap prices from February 20 till April 10, CIF Turkey by 50%, or by $85 per ton, to $255 per ton.
In January-February Ukrainian metal companies decreased their pre-tax losses 3.2 times YoY, to 9.9 billion UAH (from 31.7 billion UAH).
In case Azovstal and Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works shareholders decide to switch from public to private joint-stock ownership, their shares might be entered into the waiting list for exclusion from the main index of the Ukrainian Exchange.
Selidovugol has ordered the Promtorg Company the delivery of 36760 thousand UAH worth of equipment.
Beginning with April 11, without the official statement, DTEK Zapadenergo decreased acceptance of state coal from 3 thousand tons to 800-900 thousand tons per day.
Yuzny Mining and Processing Works has put its sintering machine #5 into operation after a major overhaul valued at 35 million UAH.
Metinvest enlarges its range of boron-containing rolled steel by starting producing 2.5 mm thick sheet.
In May Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal, according to Metallurgprom. For April its figures were as follows: steel – 2.1 million tons, pig iron – 2 million tons, rolled metal – 1.8 million tons.
In January-March Ukrainian metal companies consumed 460 million cubic meters of natural gas, down by 21% YoY.