In October Ukraine imported $23.79 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $5.29 million.
For the past ten years Ukraine has been #2 steel ingots and semi-finished products exporter, according to WorldSteel, #1 being Russia.
In October Ukraine exported $146.08 million worth of flat rolled metal, with imports on the level of $47.18 million.
Last week Ukrainian export quotations for steelmaking pig iron decreased by 15%, to $155-160 per ton FOB.
In October Ukraine exported $140.11 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports totaled $10.18 million.
The State Border Service of Ukraine has detained three Ukrainians who have been taking radioactive metal scrap from the exclusion zone.
In October Ukraine exported $58.79 million worth of pig iron, with imports reaching $0.06 million.
Azerbaijan became the major importer of steel pipes from Ukraine in October.
In January-October Ukrainian coke plants imported 8.2 million tons of ordinary coking coals and coal concentrate for coking, down by 2% YoY.
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky has stopped the blast furnace #12 for the capital repairs.
Ukrainian Polymetals director Konstantin Lesnichy has offered the company creditors to pay all debts in cash in the court of law, if they drop their appeal.
Zaporozhyeoblenergo Energy Company has decreased electricity supplies to Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant (ZZF).
In January-October Ukraine produced 55.41 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 3% YoY.
In December Ukrainian metal companies will produce 2.1 million tons of steel.
Kiev commercial court of appeals has confirmed the writ of the Commercial court of Kiev for Electrostal to pay $8.8 million and 1.5 million euro to Delta Bank (Kiev).
The Ministry for economic development and trade is working on a decree to increase scrap export duties.