In January-May Ukraine exported 688.45 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 40% YoY.
In January-May Ukrainian mining and metallurgical complex exported 18772.6 thousand tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 13.8% YoY.
In May Zaporozhogneupor increased its output: that of magnesium wares – by 49%, that of refractory concretes and mixes – by 197%, and that of silicon carbide wares – by 44% YoY.
After electric power supply to the works had been cut off, part of value-added tax in the amount of 204 million UAH (according to declaration for December 2014) was reimbursed to Zaporizhstal Integrated Iron and Steel Works. These funds were immediately transferred by the works in full to offset existing debt to public monopolies: Zaporizhoblenerho and National Joint-Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine. After appropriate financial arrangements Zaporizhoblenerho restored electric power supply to Zaporizhstal.
Ukrainian average maximal export prices are up by $10, Russian export prices – by $5-15.
In January-May Ukraine exported 3.74 million tons of semi-finished steel products, down by 32.1% YoY, worth a total of $129.56 million, down by 47.9% YoY.
Export prices are up by $10.
In January-May Ukraine produced 8 million tons of finished steel, 9.24 million tons of crude steel and 8.36 million tons of pig iron, all down by 29.7%, 28.4% and 30.4% YoY respectively.
In January-May Ukraine exported 18.77 million tons of iron ore, up by 13.8%, worth a total of $926.09 million, down by 44.1%, YoY.
Average minimal export prices are up by $5.
In January-May Ukraine exported 509,361 tons of ferrous scrap metal, up by 58% YoY, worth a total of $126.284 million, up by 26% YoY.
In January-May Ukraine exported $3.64 billion worth of ferrous metals, down by 39.4% YoY. In May alone, exports reached $727,314 million.
In 2014 Svet Shakhtera (Kharkiv) received 81.34 million UAH of profits.
In 2014 Ordzhonikidze Mine-Repairing Works (Dniepropetrovsk region) received 84 thousand UAH of profit.
In 2014 Marganets Mining and Processing Works (Dniepropetrovsk region) received 5.55 million UAH of profits.