Dneprometiz is now capable of producing a new product – 1.4-2.2 mm diameter spring wire according to GOST 9389.
Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant could stop ferrosilicomanganese exports to Russia altogether if the Eurasian Economic Commission implements the import duty of 26.35%.
On December 1, Metinvest signed a standstill with the group of its creditors on pre-export financing till February 2016.
In January-November Ukraine imported $1509.52 million worth of coal (black coal and anthracite), with $136.52 in November.
Dneprometiz has put a new line of low-carbon 0.6-1.2 mm diameter wire wet drawing line into operation. The line was created according to Dneprometiz technical order on the basis of the SKET UDZWGT-320/11 wet drawing shop.
In January-November Ukraine increased ferrous scrap exports by 40.4% or by 43% YoY (depending on the comparison base).
The Verkhovnaya Rada of Ukraine has received a decree to implement changes to Article 4 of the Ukrainian Decree “On metal scrap”.
In January-November Ukraine exported $7508.34 million worth of ferrous metals, down by 38% YoY.
In January-September Metinvest revenues decreased by 36% YoY, to $5.39 billion.
Metinvest wants to enter CIS and Eastern European markets.
The price of South African coal is $65 per ton CIF Odessa. Together with port fees and transportation expenses it reaches $80 per ton (or 1920 UAH per ton), which is higher than 1100-1600 UAH per ton that Centrenergo used to pay for coal from Russia or the terrorists-controlled Donbass.