In December 2015 Zaporizhstal produced 353.5 thousand tons of pig iron, 353.3 thousand tons of steel and 304.3 thousand tons of rolled metal, all up by 12.2%, 9.9% and 19.7% YoY respectively.
Group DF has paid over 5.6 billion of taxes in 2015.
The Commercial Court of the Dniepropetrovsk region has named the state enterprise Pridneprovsky Hydrometallurgical Works bankrupt and decided to close it.
The supervisory board of the Novotroitsk Mine Group (Donetsk region) has dismissed the temporary chairman Mikhail Khokhotva from his office and appointed Yuri Fridman instead.
Metallurgprom believes ferrous metals export duty on the level of 50 euro per ton will bring 45 million euro (or over 1 billion UAH) to the state budget.
The supervisory board of Vatutino Refractory Works (Cherkassy region) has dismissed Guillaume Hubert Delacroix from the office of the chairman from January 1, 2016, and appointed Paul David Vizhnyak instead.
The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertiza says ferrous scrap exports in 2016 will reach 1-1.1 million tons, if the quotations are cancelled and duties increase.
Zaporizhstal plans to stop its sintering machine #4 on January 15, 2016 to assemble gas-purifying equipment.