Ukraine: VR increases scrap export duty

The Verkhovnaya Rada of Ukraine has increased the export duty on the ferrous metals scrap from 10 euro per ton to 30 euro for 1 year and cancelled the registration of import contracts. 248 people’s deputies supported the new version of the decree, which blocked the previous one on the 3-years term. “This is the…

Russia: Rusal to supply all aluminum in long run

The largest global aluminum producer Rusal wants to supply all the metal produced to Russia in the long run, Sales Director for Russia and CIS Roman Andryushin said.

Rusal expects aluminum consumption to grow from 1.4 million tons per year at present to 2.5 million tons by 2024, the manager said. (TASS/Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 3a), May 2016


Russian market, $/t, FCA, without VAT, $1/RUR66.0825*









* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.05.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: Zakarpatvtormet fires chairman

Supervisory board of Zakarpatvtormet has dismissed Alexander Alyaniy from the office of the chairman and general director. He also occupied the same office in Ternopolvtormet. Yuri Osipenko has been appointed instead. Osipenko used to work in Azovstal and Metinvest. Ternopolvtormet appointed Alyaniy in July 2015. Metalinvest Ltd owns 90.5459% of Ternopolvtormet and 98.0236% of Zakarpatvtormet.…

Ukraine: Krasnolimanskaya mines 1 million tons of coal

On July 10, Krasnolimanskaya yielded 1 millionth ton of coal since the year start.

“This is the 120-th million of coal since the mine started working”, said the company director Alexander Dubovik. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Kominmet fires deputy chairman

Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Komintern (Kominmet) has dismissed Andrei Mouchkin from the office of the deputy chairman. According to the company station, Mouchkin resigned from his position. He has been in the office since April 22, 2015. None has been appointed in his place as yet. In 2015 Kominmet received 197.52 million…