Ukraine: in 2015 metal output to fall

In 2015 Ukrainian metal companies are expected to produce 23.5 million tons of steel, down by 13% YoY, due to the military activity in Lugansk and Donetsk regions, infrastructure destruction and works halts.

Ukraine: steel output up in September 2015

In September Ukraine produced 2060 thousand tons of steel, up by 7.3%, or by 140 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: pig iron output up in September 2015

In September Ukraine produced 2033 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 5.5%, or by 106 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: rolled metal output up in September 2015

In September Ukraine produced 1755 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 2%, or by 34 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: UGMK opens a metal mall in Kiev

A new UGMK metal supermarket with indoor warehouse was opened in Kiev in 7 Borispolskaya Str. near the Darnitsa railway station.

Ukraine: gas consumption up in September 2015

In September Ukrainian metal companies consumed 154 million cubic meters of gas, up by 1.3%, or by 2 million cubic meters MoM.

Ukraine: 45 million UAH embezzlement found at Volynugol

The State Financial Inspection has finished checking the state enterprise Volynugol. For less than 3 years the company management embezzled 45.8 million UAH. Their violations accounted for over 7 million UAH, while the non-received profit totaled 38.7 million UAH.

Ukraine: pipe output down in January-September 2015

In January-September Ukraine produced 643.4 thousand tons of ferrous pipes, down by 41.9% YoY.

Ukraine: EMSS to supply back-up rolls to Belgium

Energomashspetsstal will produce another batch of back-up rolls for ArcelorMittal. The companies have been cooperating since 2011.

Ukraine: Yenakievo belongs to Metinvest

Despite the words of Zakharchenko, the head of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization, supported by Russia, Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works belongs to Metinvest and has no dealings with the terrorists.

Ukraine: DSS results in January-September 2015

In September Dneprospetsstal increased steel output. The works produced 21442 tons of steel, up by 15.7% MoM.

Ukraine: EAEU to impose antidumping duties on railroad wheels

The Eurasian Economic Union intends to impose antidumping duties on Ukrainian wheels for railroad cars.

Ukraine: coal export-import in January-September 2015

In January-September Ukraine imported $1.25 billion worth of coal and anthracite.

Ukraine: Akhmetov’s mines to revert to the state

State-owned Centreenergo has asked the court to invalidate the concession agreement of the Rovenkiantracit coal company between the Ministry of energy and coal industry and DTEK.

Ukraine: pig iron export-import in January-September 2015

In January-September Ukraine exported 428.55 thousand tons of steelmaking pig iron, down by 18.3% YoY.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January-September 2015

In January-September Ukraine exported 1081.34 thousand tons of ferrous metal scrap, up by 54.3% YoY.

Ukraine: Krasnolimanskaya miners on strike

Krasnolimanskaya miners have supported the illegally fired acting director Konstantin Kiselev. The strike began in late September.