Zaporizhstal, Odessa Port Works and Kernel-Trade received the largest VAT-reimbursements in June.
Ukrainian Prime-Minister Arseni Yatsenyuk has ordered the Ministry for energy and coal industry to immediately start freighting ships for coal deliveries.
Metinvest Group has opened a trade representative in Poland – Metinvest Polska.
Ukrainian export prices are up by $5-10, Russian – by $20.
In January-June Ukraine exported 796.58 thousand tons of pig iron worth $217.95 million, down by 41.3% and 56.2% YoY respectively.
Salary debt to state miners has reached 97.7 million UAH.
In January-June Ukraine exported 434.97 thousand tons of ferroalloys worth $491.52 million, down by 6.5% and by 16.1% YoY respectively.
State Enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertiza says ferrous metal scrap prices would fall to 4100 UAH per ton in July-September.
In January-June Ukraine imported $21.69 million worth of copper and copper wares, down by 43.2% YoY, with exports on the level of $71.39 million, down by 10.9%.
The OSCE mission observers at the border posts Donetsk and Hukovo (both in Russia) have witnessed coal removal from Lugansk region to Russia.