In January-February Ukraine produced 12.35 million tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 178 thousand tons YoY.
Odessa city head deputies met with the representatives of the China Metal Construction-Engineering Corporation.
Interpipe started importing hot-briquetted iron (HBI) from Russia.
In February Ukraine mined 2.6 million tons of coal, up by 27.1% YoY.
In 2015 Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Komintern (Kominmet) received 197.52 million UAH of profits.
2.5 billion UAH of state subsidies are needed to balance the coal industry.
In February Ukraine imported $5.48 million worth of manganese ore, while exports reached $185 thousand.
In February Ukraine exported $107.35 million worth of iron ore, while imports totaled $10.51 million.
Ukraine has to impose mirror duties on Russian rolled metal, says Zaporizhstal CEO Rostislav Shurma.
In 2015 Kondratyevsky Refractory Works received 14.56 million UAH of losses.
The heads of the militants in Lugansk region have appointed a temporary administration at Stakhanov Ferroalloy Plant, which is being idle because of the military activities. This administration will be managing the works for 18 months.
As of March 12, Ukrainian importers of pipes have used up 82.03% of the annual quota for the delivery of seamless casing steel pipes with up to 406.4 mm diameter.