Experts expect steel output in April on the level of 1.6 million tons, with 1.5 million tons both of pig iron and rolled metal.
In February Ukraine exported $153.04 million worth of flat rolled metal, while imports reached $33.99 million.
Dniepropetrovsk Metal Construction Works named after Babushkin finished 2014 with 119.68 million UAH of losses.
In February Ukraine exported $34.15 million worth of pig iron, with imports on the level of $0.21 million.
In 2014 Ukrstalkonstruktsiya (Kiev) received 54.69 million UAH of losses.
Mariupol Ilyich Iron & Steel Works is launching the production of boron added 30MnB5 steel plates for quenching and tempering, which increases the service life of components in agricultural machinery. This is the first time this kind of plates will be manufactured in Ukraine; machine-building companies previously imported this type of steel from Turkey and Europe.
In February Ukraine exported $57.66 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $6.27 million.
In February Ukraine exported $26.67 million worth of ferrous metals scrap, while imports totaled $0.43 million.
In February Dnerpospetsstal produced 17216 tons of steel, up by 9.2% MoM.
In February Ukraine exported $68.02 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $9.99 million.
Poltava Mining and Processing Works (PGOK, Komsomolsk, Poltava region) has put into operation a new complex to produce pellets with high iron content.
In 2014 Khartsyzsk Pipe Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 356.69 million UAH of net profits.
In February Ukraine exported $44.38 million worth of coke, while exports totaled $3.3 million.