In the first quarter of 2016 Ukraine produced 6.11 million tons of carbon steel, up by 18.6% YoY.
The Verkhovnaya Rada of Ukraine has passed a decree on the increase of ferrous scrap export duty from 10 euro to 35 euro per ton for three years.
DTEK Mine Group named after Space Heroes has mined 1 million tons of coal in 2016. By the end of the year the company plans to have yielded 4.5 million tons of coal.
Ukraine intends to sign an agreement with Australia on cooperation in nuclear field.
The Verkhovnaya Rada tax and customs policy commission has voted for the acceptance of the decree that imposes 0% duty on imported metal scrap.
Makeevugol Severnaya mine has put into operation a new long face. This is the second new long face since the year start and the third one on the terrorists-occupied territory of Donetsk region.
In 2015 Evraz Sukhaya Balka received 504.76 million UAH of losses.
In 2015 Ukraine’s rolled metal export share was on the level of 2014 – 86%. Local consumption decreased to 2.9 million tons from 3.4 million tons in 2014.