The stop of the railroad connection with companies working on the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions will worsen the economical situation in Ukraine.
Artemovsk Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works held a union meeting dedicated to the results of 2015 and prospects for 2016.
For the first time since 2009 the Ukrainian Stock Exchange committee has reduced its index basket to 7 securities.
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works has agreed to buy 5.01 million cubic meters of gas worth 42.69 million UAH from Energogazreserv.
In January-February Ukraine exported 20.24 thousand tons of coke and semi-coke, down by 25.6% YoY.
In January-February Ukraine exported 53.58 thousand tons of titanium-containing ores and concentrate, up 2.2 times YoY.
In 2015 Velikoanadolskiy Refractory Works received 30.15 million UAH of losses.
In January-February Ukraine exported 9.99 thousand tons of ferrous metals scrap, down by 92.7% YoY.
Energomashspetsstal will produce mining billets for Tyazhmash with delivery in March.
In January and February Dneprosvky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky received losses (145 million and around 105 million UAH respectively), but it plans to reach profitable conditions in March.
In January-February Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works produced 333 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 71.6% YoY.
In February Zaporozhogneupor increased all of its main products output.
Ukrainian Metallurgists Federation and Metal and Miner Union have addressed the President Petro Poroshenko asking him to prevent implementation of the new railroad transportation tariffs and review the balance of scrap procurement and local consumption for 2016.