In 2016 Ukrainian metal companies will produce 26.5 million tons of steel, up from 23.2 million tons in 2015.
In 2015 Interpipe Dniepropetrovsk Vtormet received 50.86 million UAH of losses.
In January-February Donetsk region (without the Anti-terrorist operation zone) increased output by 10.1% YoY.
Metinvest plans to change ownership of some of its companies from public to private joint-stock companies.
In February Ukraine exported $30.69 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $11.14 million.
In January-February Ukraine produced 12.35 million tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 178 thousand tons YoY.
Odessa city head deputies met with the representatives of the China Metal Construction-Engineering Corporation.
Interpipe started importing hot-briquetted iron (HBI) from Russia.
In February Ukraine mined 2.6 million tons of coal, up by 27.1% YoY.
In 2015 Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Komintern (Kominmet) received 197.52 million UAH of profits.
2.5 billion UAH of state subsidies are needed to balance the coal industry.
In February Ukraine imported $5.48 million worth of manganese ore, while exports reached $185 thousand.
In February Ukraine exported $107.35 million worth of iron ore, while imports totaled $10.51 million.
Ukraine has to impose mirror duties on Russian rolled metal, says Zaporizhstal CEO Rostislav Shurma.