Ukraine: EEC ferroalloys duties suspended

The decisions of the Eurasian Economic Commission of June 2, are suspended in order to let the Eurasian intergovernmental council study the matter. In late May EEC decided to impose antidumping duties on ferrosiliomanganese from Ukraine for 5 years. The duties amounted to 26.35% of the customs price. The compensational investigation was started on December…

Ukraine: Lvivugol gets a new director

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved of appointing Andrei Dyachenko the general director of the state coalmining enterprise Lvivugol.

Previously Dyachenko worked as the acting general director of the company.

In March the Ministry of energy and coal industry announced Dyachenko the winner of the competition for the office of Lvivugol CEO. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich starts repairing sinter machine No. 4

Metinvest-Promservice has started repairing the sintering machine No. 4 within the framework of the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works sintering factory reconstruction.

“We have already disassembled the main machinery and started assembling new gas-purifying panels”, said the company CEO Mikhail Rubtsov. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ferroalloys output down in June 2016

In June Ukraine produced 78.6 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 14.9% MoM, or by 13.8 thousand tons.

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-June ferroalloys output increased by 3.2% YoY, or by 15.1 thousand tons, to 489.9 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel pipes export-import in June 2016

In June Ukraine exported $33.14 million tons of steel pipes, with imports on the level of $6.13 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the largest importer of Ukrainian pipes in June was Russia ($10.55 million).

In January-June Ukraine exported $186.83 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $57.29 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel semis export-import in June 2016

In June Ukraine exported $195.82 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports reached $0.71 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, in June the main importer of Ukrainian semis was Italy ($70.07 million).

In January-June Ukraine exported $1102.36 million worth of steel semis, with imports on the level of $5.61 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ZALK losses down in H1 2016

In January-June Zaporozhye Aluminum Works received 281.99 million UAH of losses, down 4 times YoY, or by 879.2 million UAH.

According to the company statement, its income dropped by 91.7% YoY, or by 74.63 million UAH, to 6.74 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in June 2016

In June Ukraine exported $65.15 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports totaled $7.67 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the major importer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in June was Italy ($12.46 million).

In January-June Ukraine exported $339.18 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $38.72 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: manganese output up in June 2016

In June manganese concentrate and sinter output went up by 18.9% MoM, or by 22.9 thousand tons, to 144.2 thousand tons.

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-June Ukraine produced 403.8 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 37.1% YoY, or by 237.8 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in June 2016

In June Ukraine exported $141.69 million worth of iron ore, while imports reached $4.5 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main importer of Ukrainian iron ore in June was China ($41.78 million).

In January-June Ukraine exported $817.22 million worth of iron ore, with imports at $51.47 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest EBITDA up in May 2016

In May Metinvest group increased its EBITDA by 29.3% MoM, or by 46 million UAH, to $203 million.

The group income went up by 6.18% MoM, or by $31 million, to $533 million.

In April Metinvest had EBITDA of $157 million, and $91 million in May. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Ferrexpo hopes to get permission to start constructing BGOK in December 2016

Ferrexpo plc, controlling Poltava Mining and Processing Works, hopes that all the permission procedures to allow the construction of Bilanovsky Mining and Processing Works, will be completed in December. According to PGOK chairman Victor Lotous, the main problem now is the purchase of land plots. From the time the construction works start and the first…