In September Ukraine produced 141 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 83.6%, or by 64.2 thousand tons MOM.
In January-September Poltava Mining and Processing Works (PGOK) exported 8678 thousand tons of iron ore pellets.
In January-September Donetskstal received 4087.11 million UAH of losses.
The state informational-analytical center Gosvneshinform says the export prices for steel scrap have decreased by 5-10%.
Due to the war in the East Ukraine lost half of its coal mining, while its metal industry fell by a quarter.
In January-September Irshansk Mining and Processing Works (Zhitomir region) produced 115.7 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate.
In the fourth quarter Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky (DMKD) will decrease its output by 25% due to the planned repairs, of the blast furnace #12 in particular.
Revival of the Dniepropetrovsk region industry is underway. For the second month in a row local companies increase their output.
The government of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization, supported by the Putin regime, plans to import iron ore raw materials from the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly in Russia as an alternative to Ukraine.
The quality of Ukrainian steel is low, while its prime cost is high.
Ukraine has left the TOP-10 world producers of steel, but has still increased its output YoY.
In January-September Donetsk region (without the antiterrorist operation zone) decreased its industrial output by 41.1%. At the same time September results were 16.9% better YoY.
The Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash illegally brings Crimean Titanium Works metal to the territory of Ukraine and then exports it as Ukrainian products.
As of October 1, Ukraine (without the temporarily occupied Crimea and the ATO zone) stocks of black coal increased by 13.6% YoY, to 6749.4 thousand tons.
Pavlogradskoe Mine Group has mined its 3rd million tons of coal one month earlier.
Dneprospetsstal electrometallurgical works named after Kuzmin has received a credit of $55419 thousand from the state Oschadbank with the fixed interest rate of 11%.
The Eurasian Economic Commission decided to impose a 5-year 4.75% antidumping duty on steel wheels (for manufacture of railroad cars and trams) imports from Ukraine. The duty could be imposed in the early 2016.