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.
In September Ukraine produced 2060 thousand tons of steel, up by 7.3%, or by 140 thousand tons MoM.
In September Ukraine produced 2033 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 5.5%, or by 106 thousand tons MoM.
In September Ukraine produced 1755 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 2%, or by 34 thousand tons MoM.
In September Ukrainian metal companies consumed 154 million cubic meters of gas, up by 1.3%, or by 2 million cubic meters MoM.
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.
In January-September Ukraine produced 643.4 thousand tons of ferrous pipes, down by 41.9% YoY.
The Eurasian Economic Union intends to impose antidumping duties on Ukrainian wheels for railroad cars.
In January-September Ukraine imported $1.25 billion worth of coal and anthracite.
In January-September Ukraine exported 428.55 thousand tons of steelmaking pig iron, down by 18.3% YoY.
In January-September Ukraine exported 1081.34 thousand tons of ferrous metal scrap, up by 54.3% YoY.
Krasnolimanskaya miners have supported the illegally fired acting director Konstantin Kiselev. The strike began in late September.