Industrial Union of Donbass has appointed Vyacheslav Mospan CEO of Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky.
In February Ukraine produced 1885 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 1.8% MoM, or by 35 thousand tons.
In February Ukraine produced 1715 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 1.5% MoM, or by 26 thousand tons.
In February Ukraine produced 1971 thousand tons of steel, up by 1.7% MoM, or by 33 thousand tons.
The state informational and analytical center Gosvneshinform reports metal exports in 2015 decreased by 12.8% YoY, to 21189.6 thousand tons, worth $7.82 billion, down by 38%.
Zaporizhstal believes the local market has to be protected from imported rolled metal.
Ternovskaya mine has put into operation a new long face with over 1 million tons of coal. This will be enough until mid 2017.
In February Ukraine exported $56.03 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports totaled $6.35 million.