Ukraine: Metinvest decreasing deliveries to Turkey

In 2015 Metinvest had to decrease its hot-rolled metal exports to Turkey due to the heavy dumping from Russian manufacturers.

Ukraine: Interpipe foresees further scrap procurement fall in 2016

Interpipe believes, that in 2016 scrap procurement in Ukraine will fall by 7.1-14.3% YoY, to 3.6-3.9 million tons.

Ukraine: metal output in Donetsk down in 2015

In 2015 Donetsk region (without the anti-terrorists operation zone) industrial production decreased by 34.7% YoY.

Ukraine: metal makers produce the most currency

The mining-metallurgical complex, even despite the crisis, is one of the key engines of Ukrainian economy with 15 billion UAH of taxes and around 1 million employees.

Ukraine: Metinvest to reduce administration

In 2016 Metinvest plans to dismiss up to 30% of its administration staff due to the uncertain steel market situation and the metal prices drop, as well as the demand decrease.

Ukraine: steel output down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine produced 22935 thousand tons of steel, down by 15.5%, or by 4209 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import on 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported $863.9 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $100.92 million.

Ukraine: VostGOK contracts being checked for corruption

The National anti-corruption bureau is investigating the possible embezzlement and appropriation of funds by the officials of Vostochny Mining and Processing Works when it concluded the contract for the delivery of uranium oxide concentrate with Steurmann Investitions- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH (Austria).

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine imported $187.77 million worth of manganese ore, while exports reached $11.36 million.

Ukraine: VostGOK unable to find auditor

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works couldn’t find an auditor company to confirm its financial reports for 2015.

Ukraine: coke output down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine produced 11606 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), down by 16%, or by 2215 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: Kolomoisky, Bogolubov and Pinchuk reach agreement on KZHRK

Igor Kolomoisky, Gennady Bogolubov and Victor Pinchuk have peacefully settled the matter of the Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex privatization.

Ukraine: long rolled metal export-import in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported $1895.86 million worth of long rolled metal products, with imports on the level of $120.36 million.

Ukraine: Azovstal to supply 16.7 thousand tons of sheet to Egypt

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works is going to supply 16.7 thousand tons of steel sheet to IPIC (Egypt) in February.

Ukraine: pig iron output down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine produced 21878 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 11.8% YoY, or by 2939 thousand tons.

Ukraine: flat rolled metal export-import in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported $2144.23 million worth of flat rolled metal, while imports reached $443.49 million.

Ukraine: rolled metal output down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine produced 20016 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 15.7%, or by 3735 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: steel semis export-import in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported $2542.03 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports reached $13.33 million.

Ukraine: Metinvest pig iron output down in November 2015

In November 2015 Metinvest produced 136 thousand tons of pig iron in ingots, down by 16.56%, or by 27 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: Poroshenko changes his views on metal industry

Ukraine’s metal industry is among priorities for the authorities, but as for now it’s ineffective and not completely competitive.

Ukraine: steel pipes export-import in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported $584.72 million worth of steel pipes, with imports on the level of $80.1 million.

Ukraine: Lvivugol receives 38 million UAH to pay salary

On January 21, the Ministry of energy and coal industry transferred 38 million UAH to Lviv region to clear miners’ salary debts.