Ukraine: no profits for Zakarpatvtormet in 2014

In 2014 Zakarpatvtormet (Uzhgorod) received 1.09 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Metinvest misses $114 million in Eurobond payment

Metinvest missed repayment of outstanding principal on its $114 million 10.25% notes, maturing on May 20, 2015. The company has issued no statement yet as to the ongoing consultations with its creditors. The non-payment is tantamount to default as the 2015 notes foresee no remedy period. The nonpayment also triggers cross-default, which is supposed by the provisions of its 2015, 2017, 2018 notes, as well as its PXF facilities.

Ukraine: rolled metal output up in April 2015

In April Ukraine produced 1660 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 15.8%, or by 226 thousand tons, MoM.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: concentrate, April 2015

Export prices are down by $5-10.

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in January-April 2015

In April Ukraine exported $160.77 million worth of iron ore, with imports on the level of $3.25 million.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: pellets, April 2015

Export prices are down by $5-10.

Ukraine: UGMK profits in 2014 reach 52 million UAH

In 2014 Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company (UGMK, Kiev) received 52.09 million UAH of profits.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: sinter ore, April 2015

Export prices are down by $5.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo’s AGM approves of $3.3 cents final dividend

According to the press-release of Ferrexpo, the leading producer and exporter of iron ore pellets in Ukraine, the company’s AGM has approved of a $3.3 cents final dividend. Earlier Ferrexpo’s Board of Directors has proposed a final dividend in respect of profits generated by the company in 2014 of $3.3 cents per ordinary share, payable on May 29, 2015 to shareholders of record as of May 1, 2015. The AGM also approved of the company’s financial report for 2014 and re-appointed Ernst & Young LLP as auditors. 

Ukraine: losses down for Odessa Vtormet in 2014

In 2014 Vtormet (Odessa) received 2.03 million UAH of losses.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: coke (fraction 25+ mm), April 2015

Export prices are up by $5.

Ukraine: coke export-import in January-April 2015

In April Ukraine imported $43.57 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $3.36 million.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal profits up 140 times in 2014

In 2014 Zaporizhstal received 1120.6 million UAH of profits as opposed to 8.19 million in 2013.

Ukraine: conflict saps steel

For the Ukrainian steel industry 2014 was the worst in the last 15 years, worldsteel data shows.

Ukraine: manganese concentrate output up in April 2015

In April Ukraine produced 132.6 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, up by 16.7%, or by 19 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in January-April 2015

In April Ukraine exported $89.95 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $11.03 million.

Ukraine: Ukrstalkonstruktiya gets losses in 2014

In 2014 Ukrstalkonstruktsiya (Kiev) received 54.69 million UAH of losses.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: steelmaking pig iron, April 2015

Ukrainian export prices are up by $32-37, Russian average minimal export prices are up by $5, while average maximal prices are down by $10.

Ukraine: NZF ends 2014 with profits

In 2014 Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant (NZF, Dniepropetrovsk region) received 326.16 million UAH of profits.

Ukraine: ZTMK ups spongy titanium output in Q1 2015

In January-March Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works produced 2279.9 tons of spongy titanium, up by 49.6%, YoY.

Ukraine: Makeevka Coke income halved in 2014

In 2014 Makeevka By-Product Coke Plant (Donetsk region) received 21.34 million UAH of losses.