Ukraine: EEC puts barrier for pipes

The Eurasian Economic Commission has decided to impose an 18.96% duty on Ukrainian stainless seamless pipes with up to 426 mm diameter for 5 years.

Ukraine: UMCC to get 500 million in 2015

In 2015 United Mining and Chemical Company plans to receive 500 million UAH of profits.

Ukraine: Lviv region council demands salary debts cleared

The Lviv region council decided to address the Cabinet of Ministers demanding to clear salary debts to local miners.

Ukraine: DPR not paying salary to Makeevugol miners

On January 13, Kholodnaya Balka miners went on a strike demanding salary debts clearing.

Ukraine: Avdiivka power management gets high praise

Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works has passed the supervisory audit of its power management system.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal waves all accusations

The information that Zaporizhstal hasn’t invested into the city infrastructure development doesn’t comply with the facts, said the company press-service.

Ukraine: Metinvest confirms international standards correspondence

Metinvest has again confirmed its correspondence to the international standards ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007.

Ukraine: Irshansk GOK still supplying to Crimean Titanium

Irshansk Mining and Processing Works goes on supplying ilmenite ore to Crimean Titanium in the Russia-annexed Crimea.

Ukraine: court allows bank searches in view of VostGOK crimes

The Solomensky district Court of Kiev has allowed the Kazakhstan law-enforcers to search Eximbank of Kazakhstan for the proofs of uranium concentrate purchasing schemes by Vostochny Mining and Processing Works.

Ukraine: Lvivugol miners not paid in full

After strikes and meetings Lvivugol miners received only a part of their salary debts.

Ukraine: coal stocks down in December 2015

As of January 1, coal stocks in Ukraine totaled 6399.3 thousand tons, down by 1.2% MoM.

Ukraine: Turkey to impose duties on Ilyich and Zaporizhstal metal

The Ministry of economy of Turkey has decided to review the dumping margin on hot-rolled coils imported from China, France, Japan, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine.

Ukraine: pellets exports in 2015

In 2015 Poltava Mining and Processing Works exported 11.49 million tons of iron ore pellets. Most pellets went to Europe and Near East, as well as Japan and China.

Ukraine: Metinvest decreasing deliveries to Turkey

In 2015 Metinvest had to decrease its hot-rolled metal exports to Turkey due to the heavy dumping from Russian manufacturers.

Ukraine: Interpipe foresees further scrap procurement fall in 2016

Interpipe believes, that in 2016 scrap procurement in Ukraine will fall by 7.1-14.3% YoY, to 3.6-3.9 million tons.

Ukraine: metal output in Donetsk down in 2015

In 2015 Donetsk region (without the anti-terrorists operation zone) industrial production decreased by 34.7% YoY.

Ukraine: metal makers produce the most currency

The mining-metallurgical complex, even despite the crisis, is one of the key engines of Ukrainian economy with 15 billion UAH of taxes and around 1 million employees.

Ukraine: Metinvest to reduce administration

In 2016 Metinvest plans to dismiss up to 30% of its administration staff due to the uncertain steel market situation and the metal prices drop, as well as the demand decrease.

Ukraine: steel output down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine produced 22935 thousand tons of steel, down by 15.5%, or by 4209 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import on 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported $863.9 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $100.92 million.

Ukraine: VostGOK contracts being checked for corruption

The National anti-corruption bureau is investigating the possible embezzlement and appropriation of funds by the officials of Vostochny Mining and Processing Works when it concluded the contract for the delivery of uranium oxide concentrate with Steurmann Investitions- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH (Austria).

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine imported $187.77 million worth of manganese ore, while exports reached $11.36 million.

Ukraine: VostGOK unable to find auditor

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works couldn’t find an auditor company to confirm its financial reports for 2015.

Ukraine: coke output down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine produced 11606 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), down by 16%, or by 2215 thousand tons YoY.