Chairman of the Metallurgists Federation of Ukraine Sergey Belenky said Ukrzaliznytsia shouldn’t increase the cost of its services under the recessing economy.
The Ministry for economic development and trade isn’t preparing any meeting on the mining-metallurgical questions, said the deputy minister Ruslan Korzh.
The local market protection department of the Eurasian Economic Commission has prolonged its compensational investigation as to Ukrainian ferrosilicomanganese for 3 months, till March 26, 2016.
Presidium of the Dzerzhinsk territorial organization of the Ukrainian Coalminers Union has examined the labor legislation fulfillment at the state enterprise Dzerzhinskugol and St. Matron of Moscow mine.
The Russian pipe makers will get an advantage from the cancellation of the free trade zone between Russia and Ukraine: in addition to antidumping duties for Ukrainian steel pipes, there would also be import duties.
The Chaikovka village in Zhitomir region hosted a meeting between locals and the representatives of the Titan-Apatite Group.
In November Ukraine increased its steel output by 3.1% YoY, to 1.88 million tons. This allowed it to keep 10th position among 66 steel manufacturers, according to the World Steel Association.
Management of the major Ukrainian mining and metal companies has addressed the government asking it to impose a moratorium on the railroad cargo transportation tariffs increase.
In November Ukraine produced 1853 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 10.4%, or by 216 thousand tons MoM.
In November Ukraine produced 1887 thousand tons of steel, down by 6.6%, or by 133 thousand tons MoM.
In November Ukraine exported $97.35 million worth of flat rolled products, while imports reached $34.79 million.
The government of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic is pondering selling coal to Europe and the Near East.
In November Ukraine produced 1011 thousand tons of 6% moisture bulk coke, down by 12.5%, or by 145 thousand tons MoM.
Corum Group claims the deal of selling the main fan made by Donetskgormash to a Kazakhstan company is illegal.
In November Ukraine produced 1603 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 10.4%, or by 186 thousand tons MoM.
The State informational-analytical center Gosvneshinform says ferrous scrap prices will fall by $5 to $160 per ton FOB.