Ukraine: Metinvest remains an exemplary taxpayer

In January-June Metinvest companies paid 7.4 billion UAH of taxes.

Ukraine: manganese output up in June 2015

In June manganese concentrate and sinter output went up by 11.6% MoM, or by 16.6 thousand tons, to 160.2 thousand tons.

Ukraine: ATO zone to supply 800 thousand tons of coal

In August Ukrainian thermal power stations plan to get 800 thousand tons of coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone.

Ukraine: Energy Ministry to give 19.5 million UAH to miners

Ministry for Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine decided to pay the state enterprise “Mine #1 Novovolynskaya” 19.5 million UAH.

Ukraine: Donetskstal ends Q2 2015 with profit

In April-June Donetskstal Metal Works received 1.56 billion UAH of net profit.

Ukraine: ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to invest in the port industry

On August 13, Kyiv hosted a ceremony of signing a Memorandum of intent of a leading steel enterprise ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to participate in operation and infrastructure development of the Oktyabrsk Specialized Sea Port in Mykolayiv.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: steelmaking pig iron, June 2015

Ukrainian export prices are up by $5-10, Russian – by $5.

Ukraine: Kazakhstan opposes Ukrainian rebar duties

Kazakhstan representatives in the Eurasian Economic Commission blocked the decision to implement customs duties on the Ukrainian rebars.

Ukraine: government to get ATO coal via Russia

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has agreed upon the possibility of carrying coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone to the Ukraine-controlled territory via Russia.

Ukraine: Trade Ministry to hold talks with Egypt on removing steel exports restrictions

Ukraine’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade plans to hold talks with Egypt to discuss expanding trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, including on removing restrictions on the supply of Ukrainian steel products.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: square billets (ordinary steel), June 2015

Ukrainian and Russian export prices are down by $20-25.

Ukraine: coal mining halved

In January-July Ukraine mined 22806.7 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down by 50.8% YoY, or by 23516.4 thousand tons.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: rolled wire (ordinary steel), June 2015

Ukrainian and Russian export prices are down by $10-15.

Ukraine: Azovstal and Interpipe to work for railways

The state administration of the railroad transport Ukrzaliznytsia has renewed purchases of rails from Azovstal Iron and Steel Works and wheel pairs from Interpipe.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (ordinary steel), June 2015

Ukrainian and Russian export prices are down by $10-20.

Ukraine: Border Guards prevented scrap movements to Crimea

The State Border Guard has prevented the illegal export of 69 thousand tons of scrap to the Russia-annexed Crimea.