Ukraine: Metinvest GOKs to pay 4.86 billion UAH of dividends

Shareholders of three mining and processing works belonging to Metinvest intend to spend the combined amount of 4.86 billion UAH to pay dividends for 2017. The corresponding decisions are included in the agenda of the shareholder meetings scheduled for May 18. In particular, Severniy Mining and Processing Works plans to spend 2.16 billion UAH of…

Latvia: British Steels to purchase all of KVV Liepājas metalurgs assets

In a letter sent to KVV Liepājas metalurgs administrator Vita Dika, Privatization Agency’s subsidiary FeLM board member Jānis Rībens and CItadele Bank on 17 April, the consortium, which includes companies like British Steel, Greybull Capital and Estonian company Baltic Metal Holding, affirmed its interest in purchasing all assets of the insolvent company. According to available…

Russia: TMK sales up in Q1 2018

In January-March TMK sold 980 thousand tons of pipes, up by 1% QoQ and by 16% YoY. Seamless pipes sales remained almost on the level of the previous quarter, but grew by 3% YoY, to 677 thousand tons. Welded pipes sales increased by 4% QoQ and by 64% YoY, to 303 thousand tons. OCTG pipes…