Ukraine: restrictions on steel pipe imports extended until September 2016

Ukraine has extended its restrictions on steel seamless and compressor pipe imports until September 2016, the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has said in a statement, referring to a decision by the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade.

Ukraine: EMSS to supply metal to the Czech Republic

Energomashspetsstal (EMSS) has signed an agreement to produce and supply billets to FER Kladno s.r.o. (Czech Republic).

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output up in March 2015

In March Yuzniy Mining and Processing Works (UGOK, Kriviy Rih), produced 971 thousand tons of concentrate, up by 9.46%, or by 83.9 thousand tons, YoY.

Ukraine: Interpipe NTZ ups its losses in 2014

In 2014 Interpipe Nizhnedneprovsk Tube-rolling Plant (NTZ) increased its net losses 15.2 times, to 1020.52 million UAH, YoY (66.97 million UAH in 2013).

Ukraine: MGOK doubled ilmenite concentrate output in 2014

In 2014 Mezhdurechenskiy Mining and Processing Works (MGOK) produced 145 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate with 42% Ti2O content, up by 97%, or by 71.4 thousand tons, YoY.

Ukraine to export 1.25 million tons of scrap

Ukrainian Ministry for economic development and trade has implemented a quotation for the scrap export in 2015 on the level of 1.25 million tons.

Ukraine: PGOK lost 1.73 billion UAH in 2014

In 2014 Poltava Mining and Processing Works (PGOK) received 1.73 billion UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Interpipe NMTZ ups losses in 2014

In 2014 Interpipe Novomoskovsk Pipe Works (NMTZ) received 105.31 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo pellets output up in Q1 2015

In January-March Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works (PGOK and EGOK, both in Poltava region), controlled by Ferrexpo plc (UK), produced 2.88 million tons of pellets, up by 2.46%, or by 69 thousand tons, YoY.

Ukraine: Zaporozhnerudprom ends 2014 with profit

In 2014 Zaporozhnerudprom received 0.63 million UAH of net profit.

Ukraine: Yenakievo Coke Plant profits down in 2014

In 2014 Yenakievo Coke Plant received 40.94 million UAH of profit.

Ukraine: metal output down in Q1 2015

In the first quarter of 2015 Ukrainian companies produced 5.15 million tons of carbon steel, down by 31.4% YoY.

Ukraine: Stalkanat-Silur ends 2014 with losses

In 2014 the major metal wares manufacturer Stalkanat-Silur (formerly Stalkanat, Odessa) received 195.82 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: ZZHRK increased income in 2014

In 2014 Zaporozhye Iron Ore Complex (ZZHRK) received 1.09 billion UAH of income.

Ukraine: GOKs the major pellets exporters in January-February 2015

In January-February the major exporter of iron ore pellets in the CIS countries was Poltava Mining And Processing Works (PGOK, controlled by Ferrexpo). The company exported 1.81 million tons of pellets to Europe, Near East, Japan and China.

Ukraine: Zaporozhye Vtormet losses in 2014

Zaporozhye Vtormet has finished 2014 with 3.2 million UAH of losses.


Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR61.272* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH27.763*
min max min max
January 932.25 1093.35 636.34 664.61
February 932.25 1093.35 636.34 664.61

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 28.02.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)


Russian export prices are down by $10.


Russian export prices are down by $23-25.

Ukraine: DMKD output down in January-February 2015

In January-February Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMKD) produced 399 thousand tons of rolled metal, 366 thousand tons of steel and 347 thousand tons of pig iron, all down by 8.5%, 14.5% and 9.2% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Dniepropetrovsk Tube Works decreased its losses in 2014

In 2014 Dniepropetrovsk Tube Works decreased its net losses by 59.2%, to 98.857 million UAH YoY.