Ukraine: scrap market to face decriminalization

The Ministry of economical development and trade plans to pass to the Verkhovnaya Rada the decree on scrap market decriminalization.

Ukraine: city mayors call on people’s deputies to raise scrap export duty

Ukraine is suffering from the drastic shortage of scrap. This has already affected output and the country economy, say Zaporozhye and Mariupol mayors in their letter to the parliament.

Ukraine: 30-euro scrap export duty is not enough

The Parliament committee on industrial policy has suggested imposing a scrap export duty on the level of 30 euro per ton.

Ukraine: ministry hurrying to give out scrap export quotas

On April 25, the Ministry of economical development and trade plans to give out another batch of ferrous scrap export quotas.

Ukraine: scrap procurement down in Q1 2016

In January-March Ukraine procured 614 thousand tons of scrap. That’s the lowest result for the past 20 years. And the first time that the procurement can’t meet the local demand.

Ukraine: ferrous scrap prices up

Ukrpromvenshexpertisa has noted the increase of ferrous scrap prices from February 20 till April 10, CIF Turkey by 50%, or by $85 per ton, to $255 per ton.

Ukraine: Metallurgprom scrap hearing postponed

The District Administrative Court of Kiev has postponed the hearing of the Metallurgprom lawsuit against the Ministry of economical development and trade as to its decree on ferrous scrap till May 19.

Ukraine: metal results for Q1 2016

In May Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal, according to Metallurgprom. For April its figures were as follows: steel – 2.1 million tons, pig iron – 2 million tons, rolled metal – 1.8 million tons.

Ukraine: police investigating mass scrap exports

The police have started investigating the decision of the Ministry of economical development and trade to register scrap export operations.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in Q1 2016

In January-March Ukraine exported 11.54 thousand tons of ferrous scrap valued at $2.46 thousand, down by 95.7% and 96.4% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: whole works cut for scrap

A lot of works in Ukraine are being cut for scrap metal, as it can be profitably sold to foreigners.

Ukraine: scrap export duties increased

The Verkhovnaya Rada of Ukraine has passed a decree on the increase of ferrous scrap export duty from 10 euro to 35 euro per ton for three years.

Ukraine: scrap import duty to go zero

The Verkhovnaya Rada tax and customs policy commission has voted for the acceptance of the decree that imposes 0% duty on imported metal scrap.

Ukraine: scrap export quotas illegal

Metallurgprom believes the giving of scrap export quotas by the Ministry of economical development and trade is illegal and is going to sue the ministry.

Ukraine: government approves of scrap export duty increase

The industrial policy and entrepreneurship commission of the Verkhovnaya Rada has supported the decree on the metal scrap export duty increase.

Ukraine: scrap quotas reach 143 thousand tons

The Ministry of economical development and trade has allowed exporting 143.8 thousand tons of metal scrap.

Ukraine: court stops metal scrap balance decree

The County Administrative Court of Kiev has stopped the decree of the Ministry of economical development and trade on metal scrap balance. The case was initiated by Metallurgprom.

Ukraine: economical development ministry to give quotas for scrap export

The Ministry of economical development and trade will be giving ferrous scrap export quotas.

Ukraine: ferrous scrap export contract registration simplified

The Cabinet of Ministers has simplified the registration of the ferrous metals scrap export contracts.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine exported 9.99 thousand tons of ferrous metals scrap, down by 92.7% YoY.

Ukraine: metal makers asking the President to review the scrap balance

Ukrainian Metallurgists Federation and Metal and Miner Union have addressed the President Petro Poroshenko asking him to prevent implementation of the new railroad transportation tariffs and review the balance of scrap procurement and local consumption for 2016.

Ukraine: scrap procurement breaks another anti-record in February 2016

In February scrap procurement totaled 181 thousand tons, with local market shortage at 53 thousand tons, or 23% of the needs (234 thousand tons).