Ukraine: coke import-export in July 2016

In July Ukraine imported $23.11 million worth of coke, while exports totaled $2.43 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, the major supplier of coke in July was Poland ($11.04 million). In January-July Ukraine imported $140.26 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $15.52 million. In June coke imports totaled $33.59 million,…

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in July 2016

In July Ukraine exported $60.29 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $9.58 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in July was Turkey ($15.13 million). In January-July Ukraine exported $399.4 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $48.39 million. In June ferroalloys exports reached $65.15…

Ukraine: ferrous scrap imports in July 2016

In July Ukraine imported $0.44 million worth of ferrous scrap. At the same time, no scrap was exported. According to the State Fiscal Service, the major supplier of scrap in July was Turkey ($0.26 million). In January-July Ukraine exported $40.99 million worth of ferrous scrap, while imports stood at $4.12 million. In June ferrous scrap…

Russia: TMK to keep US market share

Russian oil and gas pipe producer TMK has prepared a development strategy for its American assets in which it plans to at least keep the U.S. market share, Deputy CEO for strategy Vladimir Shmatovich said. “We see a strategic goal to at least keep the market share in the U.S. in the key segments or…

Ukraine: coke output up in July 2016

In July Ukraine produced 1072 thousand tons of 6% bulk coke, up by 16.4% MoM, or by 151 thousand tons. In January-July coke output went up by 20.5% YoY, or by 1286 thousand tons, to 7568 thousand tons. In June Ukraine produced 921 thousand tons of coke, down by 18.6% MoM, or by 210 thousand…

Russia: Rusal profits down in H1 2016

In January-June Rusal net profit dropped by 70.3% YoY, to $261 million from $879 million. According to the company statement, its EBITDA decreased 2 times YoY, to $656 million from $1.28 billion. The company revenues dropped by 18% YoY, to $3.89 billion from $4.75 billion. As of June 30, Rusal net debt stood at $8.32…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal reporting limestone deficiency

Zaporizhstal has reported shortages of limestone due to the problems with railroad transportation in Donetsk region. “The unsolved problems with railroad transportation from the uncontrolled territories of Donetsk region affect Zaporizhstal. We have been using only Ukraine-produced limestone. But now due to difficulties with delivery of this raw material from our major supplier – Komsomolskoye…

Ukraine: MGOK and Valki-Ilmenit produce 94 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate in H1 2016

In January-June Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works and Valki-Ilmenit, both parts of Group DF and situated in Zhitomir region, produced 94 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate. “Output depends solely on the ilmenite buyers demand and contracts concluded. There is a slight decrease in mining YoY. But we are interested to mine only what we need,…

Ukraine: ZZHRK invests 174 million UAH into development in H1 2016

In January-June Zaporozhye Iron Ore Complex invested 174.41 million UAH into its development.

According to the company statement, the money was mostly spent on the construction of manufacturing capacities. 622 thousand UAH were spent on repairs.

The average salary increased by 14.8% YoY, to 8823 UAH. (Ukrainian metal)