In October Ukraine produced 6781 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, up by 0.8%, or by 56 thousand tons MoM.
Metallurgprom believes the optimal level for scrap export duty is 50 euro per ton.
In October Ukraine produced 64 thousand tons of steel pipes, down by 15.8% MoM, or by 12 thousand tons.
System Capital Management and Smart-Holding have bought 5% of Metinvest B.V. (the Netherlands) shares.
In October Ukraine produced 1789 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 1.3% MoM, or by 34 thousand tons.
The Commercial Court of the Dniepropetrovsk region will consider a claim of Alfa-Bank to Interpipe Niko Tube as to the collection of 1.2 billion UAH of debts.
In October Ukraine produced 2069 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 1.8%, or by 36 thousand tons MoM.
Ukrpromvenshexpertisa state enterprise says metal companies currently stock low volumes of scrap.
In January-October Nikolaev region increased its industrial output by 9.9% YoY.
In January-June Metinvest B.V. (the Netherlands), parent company of the international vertically integrated mining and metallurgical group Metinvest, received EBITDA of $620 million, down by 63% YoY.
The Ministry for energy and coal industry has almost completed the list of objects that it seems necessary to be sold. Among them is the state enterprise Krasnolimanskaya Coal Company.
Miners union is displeased with the meeting with the minister for energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchyshin.
In October Ukraine consumed 4.56 million tons of black coal, up by 13.4% MoM.