In December 2014 the supervisory board of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sanctioned two volume-identical contracts with ArcelorMittal International Luxembourg SA. Each presupposed the sale of 1.2 million tons of metal products worth 600 million UAH. Thus the total cost of the deal reached 1.2 billion UAH.
Taking advantage of the ceasefire in the East of Ukraine, the Russia-supported terrorists plunder Ukrainian companies, said general-major Boris Kremnitsky, the head of Ukrainian part of the Control and ceasefire center.
In January-July Donetsk region (without the antiterrorist operation zone) exports fell 2.7 times YoY.
The mining-metallurgical complex, responsible for some 30% of the currency income of Ukraine, could become profitless.
Metinvest Group of Companies is not interested in buying the Mariupol sea trading port, in case the state decides to sell it.
DTEK has resumed deliveries of coal from the Russia-supported terrorist-occupied regions of Donbass.
A Kiev court will review the case of the legitimacy of appointing Konstantin Lesnichy the general manager of the Ukrainian Polymetals.
In August Ukraine imported $17.25 million worth of coke, while exports reached $3.32 million.
The Ministry for Internal Affairs has stopped illegal deliveries of coal from the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk region.
A large batch of coal from the South-African Republic will arrive in November, promised the energy minister Vladimir Demchyshin.
In August Ukraine produced 1071 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), up by 3.2%, or by 33 thousand tons MoM.
Centravis Production Ukraine (Dniepropetrovsk) has successfully passed the certification for delivery of seamless stainless steel pipes to KBR (USA) and Alstom (France).
In January-August Poltava Mining and Processing Works (PGOK) exported 7667 thousand tons of iron ore pellets.
In August Ukraine produced 6956 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, up by 0.4%, or by 26 thousand tons MoM.
In August Ukraine produced 1927 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 4.5% MoM, or by 83 thousand tons.