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).

Ukraine: the new scrap balance violates the law

The Ministry of economical development and trade has approved of the 2016 ferrous scrap balance with legislation violations, Metallurgprom and Federation of Ukrainian Metallurgists believe.

Ukraine: Metallurgprom asking government to limit scrap exports

Metallurgprom has asked the Prime-Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk and the Ministry of economical development and trade to help in limiting ferrous scrap exports as the local market suffers from its shortage.

Ukraine: government still ignoring metallurgist problems

The ministry of economical development and trade wants to keep high scrap export levels despite the catastrophic shortages on the local market.

Ukraine: Economy Ministry to make a list of scrap equipment

The Ministry of economical development and trade plans to create a list of equipment needed to conduct operations with metal scrap.

Ukraine: UAH devaluation to affect scrap procurement

The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa believes the UAH devaluation will have a negative effect on the local ferrous metals procurement.

Ukraine: scrap stopped at occupied territory border

The State Security Service has stopped a railroad car with scrap metal heading to the occupied territory via Konstaninovka station.