Daveze Limited buys Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant ISTIL

It is reported that Cyprus-based company Daveze Limited has acquired a 100% stake in Ukraine’s Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant, the mini-mill previously known as ISTIL.Accordingly, the Cypriot company has bought 392,767,872 shares representing 100% of the company authorized capital. The financial details of the deal have not been disclosed.In August 2009 the management of Donetsk Electrometallurgical…

Licenses to Ukrainian scrap metals companies

It is reported that the Ministry of Industrial Policy of Ukraine granted non-expiry licenses for ferrous and non-ferrous metal scrap collecting and recycling to 47 companies as stated in the act of Ministry of Industrial Policy dated January 19th 2010.In particular, licenses are granted to Zaporozhvtormet, Poltavavtormet, Vtortsvetmet, Dnepropetrovskvtormet, Sumyvtormet, Vinnitsavtormet, Nikolaevvtormet, Kievvtormet, Volynvtormet, Ukrvtormet.In…

ArcelorMittal to invest over $200 million in Ukrainian mill

It is reported that ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel producer, plans to invest $200 million to modernize and boost efficiency at its Ukrainian steel mill in 2010.Mr. Jean Jouet, CEO for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, said these plans could be derailed if the company continued to struggle in receiving value added tax refunds from Ukraine cash-strapped…

Ukraine issues ferroalloy import and export data for January

In January Ukraine exports of ferroalloys registered an increase of 10.3% to 97,390 tons compared to December 2009. Meanwhile, compared to January 2009, the country ferroalloy exports went up 5.9 times. Specifically, Ukraine ferrosilicomanganese exports increased by 2.9% to 62,000 tons, its ferromanganese exports went up two times to 14,300 tons while its ferrosilicon exports…