Ukrainian export prices are up by $5-10, Russian – by $20.
In January-June Ukraine exported 796.58 thousand tons of pig iron worth $217.95 million, down by 41.3% and 56.2% YoY respectively.
Salary debt to state miners has reached 97.7 million UAH.
In January-June Ukraine exported 434.97 thousand tons of ferroalloys worth $491.52 million, down by 6.5% and by 16.1% YoY respectively.
State Enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertiza says ferrous metal scrap prices would fall to 4100 UAH per ton in July-September.
In January-June Ukraine imported $21.69 million worth of copper and copper wares, down by 43.2% YoY, with exports on the level of $71.39 million, down by 10.9%.
The OSCE mission observers at the border posts Donetsk and Hukovo (both in Russia) have witnessed coal removal from Lugansk region to Russia.
The state concern Nuclear Power of Ukraine has started negotiating with ConverDyn as to construction of the uranium conversion plant.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR52.9716* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.047* min max min max April 521.88 681.12 502.72 572.40 May 473.18 681.12 485.10 572.40 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.05.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the…
In the early 2015 Ukrainian metal industry was on the brink of halting because of the limestone shortage, mined in Crimea and Donetsk region.
In east Ukraine lies one of Europe’s biggest coking plants. In order for it to feed steel plants in other cities around the country hundreds of workers have to man its furnaces around the clock even if a barrage of rockets is falling all around them. It’s been hit by about 230 rocket and artillery attacks since the start of the conflict with Russian-backed insurgents in east Ukraine over a year ago.
Shares in Ukrainian iron ore producer Ferrexpo rose as much as 4% in early trade in London on Friday after the company posted a strong increase in iron ore pellet for the first half of the year.