Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in January-April 2019

In January-April, Ukraine increased ferroalloys exports by 1.7% YoY, to 314.073 thousand tons valued at $345.188 million, down by 4.1%. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main customers were Turkey (17.61%), Italy (16.06%) and the Netherlands (9.36%). Ukraine also imported 16.223 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 1%, valued at $49.434 million, up by…

Ukraine: environmental tax not used for environment improvement at industrial cities

Payments on environmental tax are growing but they are not used in Ukraine for environment protection purposes. Most of this money goes to national budget and not to local one, and is spent for anything but not for environment. It is necessary to change the mechanism for distribution and spending of this money as well…

Ukraine: EMSS ships large batch of rolls to Europe

In April, Energomashspetsstal shipped 460 tons of supporting rolls to Europe. The products were shipped to Germany, Romania, France, Spain and Italy. In particular, the rolls were delivered to ArcelorMittal Galati, AМ Eisenhüttenstadt, AМ Fos-sur-Mer, ArcelorMittal Piombino S.p.A. and ArcelorMittal Atlantique et Lorraine Seremange HSM, as well as to Aperam. One supporting roll weighing 33…

Ukraine: state-owned enterprise management to be outside Coal Ministry’s competence

Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk said that the function of managing state-owned enterprises should not fall within the ministry’s competence. He stated this at a meeting with experts of the government-public initiative “Together against corruption”, the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry’s press service reported. “The ministry should be responsible for forming policy and…