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.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal wins construction competition

Kiev hosted the award ceremony of the 2014 best houses and structures competition.

Ukraine: ferrous metals export revenues down in January-July 2015

In January-July Ukrainian companies exported $5062.89 million worth of ferrous metals, down by 41% YoY ($8580.41 million).