State Enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertiza says ferrous metal scrap prices would fall to 4100 UAH per ton in July-September.
In January-June Ukraine imported $21.69 million worth of copper and copper wares, down by 43.2% YoY, with exports on the level of $71.39 million, down by 10.9%.
The OSCE mission observers at the border posts Donetsk and Hukovo (both in Russia) have witnessed coal removal from Lugansk region to Russia.
The state concern Nuclear Power of Ukraine has started negotiating with ConverDyn as to construction of the uranium conversion plant.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR52.9716* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.047* min max min max April 521.88 681.12 502.72 572.40 May 473.18 681.12 485.10 572.40 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.05.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the…
In the early 2015 Ukrainian metal industry was on the brink of halting because of the limestone shortage, mined in Crimea and Donetsk region.
In east Ukraine lies one of Europe’s biggest coking plants. In order for it to feed steel plants in other cities around the country hundreds of workers have to man its furnaces around the clock even if a barrage of rockets is falling all around them. It’s been hit by about 230 rocket and artillery attacks since the start of the conflict with Russian-backed insurgents in east Ukraine over a year ago.
Shares in Ukrainian iron ore producer Ferrexpo rose as much as 4% in early trade in London on Friday after the company posted a strong increase in iron ore pellet for the first half of the year.
Russian export prices are up by $20.
The tax police of the State Fiscal Service have found violations of the tax legislation worth 1.6 billion UAH by a metal scrap exporting and trading company.
In January-June Ukraine produced 11.25 million tons of carbon steel, down by 27.2%, YoY.
Rusal president Oleg Deripaska said he hoped for the political decision in matters with Western sanctions and situation in Ukraine.
A new long face has been put into operation at the Yubileynaya mine at Pershotravenskoye Mine Group.