The ministry for economical development and trade has developed a new decree on metal scrap to increase transparency of business and metal companies supplies.
The crisis manager Mikhail Spektor has left the supervisory board of Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant, where he had been in the office since December 13, 2013.
The state power-generating company Centrenergo expects another cargo vessel with 85 thousand tons of South African coal around January 25, 2016. The coal will be delivered for Zmiyevskaya thermal power station in Kharkiv region.
In January-November Ukrainian by-product coke plants imported 9.1 million tons of ordinary coking coal and coal concentrate, up by 1% YoY.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR64.374* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH22.904* min max min max September 454.50 454.50 395.83 395.83 October 469.91 469.91 388.63 388.63 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.10.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the…Details
After the energy blockade of Crimea was lifted, Ukraine-uncontrolled territories of Donbass resumed supplying coal to thermal power stations.
On December 10, for the first time since 1992 Almaznaya mine of DTEK Dobropolyeugol mined its 1 million tons of coal.
In 2015 Ukraine decreased coal imports from Russia thrice, and increased imports from the South African Republic twice.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR64.374* Export, Ukraine, $/t, DAP Ukrainian border Export, Russia, $/t, DAP Russian border min max min max min max September 428.74 655.54 521.00 561.00 526.00 678.00 October 428.74 655.54 521.00 561.00 513.00 658.00 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.10.15 according to…Details
The state owes 100 million UAH of salary to Krasnoarmeyskugol miners. But has paid only 10 million for September debts. 8.5 million UAH of this debt still remains.
Interpipe works have prepaid Naftogaz Ukrainy 23.5 million UAH for gas.
In January-November Ukraine produced 61.08 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 3% YoY.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR64.374* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH22.904* min max min max September 306.80 653.54 428.96 436.61 October 313.79 653.54 417.09 417.09 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.10.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the…Details
Zaporizhstal has received a part of its VAT debt (297 million UAH) and resumed construction of gas-purifying machines at its sinter shop.
In 2015 Ukrainian metal companies are expected to produce 23 million tons of steel, 22 million tons of pig iron and 20 million tons of rolled metal, all down by 15%, 11% and 16% YoY respectively.
Azovstal Iron and Steel Works repairmen have joined Metinvest-PromServis, and that positively affects their salary.
The Independent Miners Union of Ukraine, Volynugol and Novovolynskaya mine #1 have decided to invade the Yagodin customs if they are not paid 2.5-months salary debts.