In 2014 Ukraine produced 1529.1 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, up by 19.2%, or by 246.7 thousand tons, YoY.
In 2014 Ukrainian mining companies exported 40894.26 thousand tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 7.7% YoY.
The European Commission is imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain welded tubes and pipes of iron or non-alloy steel originating in Belarus, China and Russia and terminating the proceeding for imports of certain welded tubes and pipes of iron or non-alloy steel originating in Ukraine.
Ukraine in December 2014 saw a 28.5% decline in steel output YoY, to 1.903 million tons, being the 11th in the rating compiled by the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) of the 65 main steel producing nations.
In 2014 Ukraine exported $3387.09 million worth of flat steel products, with imports on the level of $759.66 million.
In 2014 Ukrainian ferroalloy companies produced 1.08 million tons of ferroalloys, up by 24.7% YoY.
In 2014 Ukraine exported 2.2 million tons of steelsmelting pig iron, down by 2.3% YoY, or by 2.5%, to $802.3 million.
In 2014 Ukraine exported $1094.98 million worth of steel pipes with imports on the level of $108.01 million.
According to the World Steel Association, in December 2014 Ukraine went up to 11th position in the leading world steel manufacturers rating, leaving behind Italy that fell to the 13th place.
In 2014 Ferrexpo plc, owner of the Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works (PGOK and EGOK), increased its output of pellets of its own raw materials by 2%, to 10670.54 thousand tons, and those of purchased raw materials – by 1%, to 350.86 thousand tons, all YoY.
In 2014 Ukraine decreased its coal output by 22%.
In 2014 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, produced 2.53 million tons of rolled metal, down by 15.1% YoY.
In 2014 Ukraine decreased its carbon steel semi-finished products exports by 15.8%, to 9.16 million tons, YoY. At the same time they fell by 17.2%, to $4.34 billion.
In 2014 Ukrainian companies consumed 4 million tons of steel, down by 43.7% YoY (7.1 million tons in 2013).
According to Ukrkoks association, in 2015 Ukraine will need to import 12-14 million tons of coking coal to meet the domestic demand.
In 2014 Ukrainian metal companies produced 27.16 million tons of steel, down by 16.9% YoY.
In November 2014 Ukraine exported $92.07 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports reaching $16.33 million.
Kramatorsk Ferroalloys Works (Donetsk region) plans to reach its project capacity of 15 thousand tons of ferromanganese per month in the second quarter of 2015.
In November 2014 Ukraine imported $55.01 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $5.06 million.
In November 2014 Ukraine exported $82.14 million worth of steel pipes, with imports totaling $7.77 million.