In January-August Ukrainian companies exported 30265.65 thousand tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 16.2% YoY.
The state enterprise Ukrinterenergo has signed an agreement with Russneftedobycha Ltd to supply 200 thousand tons of coal.
During the meeting the Presidents of Kazakhstan and Ukraine Nursultan Nazarbaev and Petro Poroshenko discussed the delivery of Kazakh coal to Ukraine.
Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works owes 300 million UAH for electricity consumed.
Corum Group has completed a pilot project of modernization and repairs of the ball mill 5.5×6.5 for the Stoylenski Mining and Processing Works (Russia).
Zaporizhstal has faced difficulties with its project of the new converter shop construction due to its inability to access foreign financial markets.
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky plans to have repaired its blast furnace #12 by December.
The state owes Metinvest Group some 2 billion UAH of VAT reimbursement.
Group DF has invested 19.5 million UAH into the construction of the titanium sponge averaging machine at the Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works. The machine allows automatically controlling the process of different fraction sponge mixing and increasing the chemical composition homogeneity of the products.
In 2015 Zaporizhstal plans to increase its net profit 2.2 times, to $150 million.
The Ministry of finances, the State Fiscal Service and the state enterprise Energorynok have settled the changes to the rules of VAT-taxing of coal and electricity supplies.
In 2015 Zaporizhstal plans to receive $300 million of EBITDA.
In January-September Evraz Sukhaya Balka produced 2.11 million tons of iron ore, down by 1.9% YoY.
Metinvest-SMC, a trading channel of Metinvest, has started selling the new 30MnB5 grade rolled metal, produced according to EN10083-3, for the manufacture of agricultural machinery details.