Ukraine: metal scrap export-import in Q1 2015

In January-March Ukrainian companies exported 265.81 thousand tons of ferrous metals scrap, up by 71%, worth $69.02 million, up by 40.3%, YoY.

Ukraine: Interpipe Dniepropetrovsk Vtormet ups losses in 2014

In 2014 Interpipe Dniepropetrovsk Vtormet increased its loses by 57.3%, to 68.8 million UAH, YoY.

Ukraine: mining-metal sector on the verge of bankruptcy

The majority of mining and metal companies in Ukraine have been on the verge of bankruptcy since 2014, which they managed to avoid only thanks to the devaluation of the national currency and the improved competitiveness of Ukrainian products on foreign markets, Metinvest CEO Yuriy Ryzhenkov said.

Ukraine: ferroalloy output down in Q1 2015

In the first quarter of 2015 Ukrainian companies produced 245.9 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 5.5% YoY.

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in Q1 2015

In January-March Ukraine imported 308.93 thousand tons of manganese ore and concentrate, up by 83.8%, or by 51.2%, to $46.38 million, YoY.

Ukraine: no profit for Alchevskkoks in 2014

In 2014 Alchevskkoks (Lugansk region) received 3749.98 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: AMKR ups output in Q1 2015

In January-March ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 1.26 million tons of rolled metal, up by 1.2% YoY.

Ukraine: ferrous metals export revenue down in Q1 2015

In January-March Ukrainian metal companies decreased their ferrous metals export revenue by 36.3%, to $2214.45 million, YoY.

Ukraine: Kondratyevsky Refractory Works lowers its losses in 2014

In 2014 Kondratyevsky Refractory Works (Donetsk region) received 11.39 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Valki-Ilmenit increased its profit in 2014

In 2014 Valki-Ilmenit (a part of Group DF) received 3.91 million UAH of profit, up by 67% YoY.

Ukraine: coal export-import in Q1 2015

In January-March Ukraine imported $405.23 million worth of coal and anthracite.

Ukraine: Zaporozhogneupor lost 64 million UAH in 2014

In 2014 Zaporozhogneupor, the largest refractories manufacturer in Ukraine, received 64.53 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Metinvest announces default

International vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest, owned by Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, has defaulted on its debt obligations, and the company is now in talks with its creditors, according to a company press release.

Ukraine: steel semis export-import operations in Q1 2015

In January-March Ukraine exported 1830.14 thousand tons of carbon steel semi-finished products, down by 33.7% YoY. Or down by 46.7%, to $703.7 million.

Ukraine: UGMK profits in 2014

In 2014 Ukrainian mining-metallurgical company (UGMK, Kiev) received 70.98 million UAH of profit.

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.