In January-June Donetsk region (without the Anti-terrorist operation zone) exported $1840.5 million worth of products, down 2.8 times YoY.
In July Ukraine (without the temporary occupied Crimea and a part of the Anti-terrorist operation zone) produced 888 thousand tons of steel (without continuous casting semi-finished products), down by 20% YoY.
DTEK has made first deliveries of anthracite coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone via a new railroad delivery route Nikotovka-Mayorskaya.
Zaporizhstal has signed an agreement with the Berdichev Machine-Building Works “Progress” to produce and supply gas-cleaning units for 4 sintering machines ##3-6. The price of the units is 330 million UAH.
The State Safety Service of Ukraine has started the procedure about the illegal disassembly of the Zaporozhye Aluminum Works (ZALK) machinery.
As of August 18th coal stocks at the thermal power stations decreased by 0.18%, or by 2.3 thousand tons, to 1277.8 thousand tons (including 573.9 thousand tons of anthracite and 25.05 thousand tons of fuel oil), as compared with August 17th.
In January-June Ukrainian metal companies received 12 billion UAH of losses, down by 5.5% YoY.
In the Stanichno-Lugansk district at the Nizhnyaya Teplaya station a railroad line was blown leading to train carrying coal for the Lugansk thermal power station leaving the track.
In June manganese concentrate and sinter output went up by 11.6% MoM, or by 16.6 thousand tons, to 160.2 thousand tons.
In August Ukrainian thermal power stations plan to get 800 thousand tons of coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone.
Ministry for Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine decided to pay the state enterprise “Mine #1 Novovolynskaya” 19.5 million UAH.