In November Ukraine increased its steel output by 3.1% YoY, to 1.88 million tons. This allowed it to keep 10th position among 66 steel manufacturers, according to the World Steel Association.
Management of the major Ukrainian mining and metal companies has addressed the government asking it to impose a moratorium on the railroad cargo transportation tariffs increase.
In November Ukraine produced 1853 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 10.4%, or by 216 thousand tons MoM.
In November Ukraine produced 1887 thousand tons of steel, down by 6.6%, or by 133 thousand tons MoM.
In November Ukraine exported $97.35 million worth of flat rolled products, while imports reached $34.79 million.
The government of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic is pondering selling coal to Europe and the Near East.
In November Ukraine produced 1011 thousand tons of 6% moisture bulk coke, down by 12.5%, or by 145 thousand tons MoM.
Corum Group claims the deal of selling the main fan made by Donetskgormash to a Kazakhstan company is illegal.
In November Ukraine produced 1603 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 10.4%, or by 186 thousand tons MoM.
The State informational-analytical center Gosvneshinform says ferrous scrap prices will fall by $5 to $160 per ton FOB.
In January-November Ukraine mined 25195.6 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down from 36351 thousand tons last year.
The self-proclaimed republics cut bridges, rails and works for scrap.
Pavlogradskoye Mine Group has reached its annual coalmining plan ahead of time. The miners yielded 3450 thousand tons of coal. The company is among the TOP-3 DTEK coalminers.
The head of the Volyn region administration Vladimir Ginchuk met the representatives of Sanyi (China) willing to invest $3.5 billion into Ukraine. The company has some experience in working with mining companies from the East of Ukraine. But they are also interested in the Volyn coal basin.
The Higher Administrative Court of Ukraine has allowed developing the Kremenchug territory, thus removing all obstacles on the way to build Bilanovsky Mining and Processing Works.