In September industrial companies of the Dniepropetrovsk region earned 23.5 billion UAH.
In September Ukraine increased metal output by 3% YoY, according to the National bank recent report. The bank analysts have dubbed this “the breaking of falling tendency in metallurgy” and connected it to the ceasefire in the ATO zone.
The state debt to the Metinvest companies increased in October by 13.1%, from 2.06 billion to 2.33 billion UAH.
Month Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.528* min max August 345.33 375.35 September 343.02 353.74 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.09.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)Details
“DTEK has always worked and is working solely in the law field of Ukraine. We have no agreements with companies, registered at the Ukraine-uncontrolled territory, so all accusations of us financing the terrorists are groundless”, said DTEK Energo.
Coalfields and central processing factories should be returned to the state ownership, said the head of the Donetsk regional military-civilian administration Pavel Zhebrivsky.
Canada has supplied $30.5 million worth of coking coal to Ukraine, up by 123% YoY.
Month Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, FCA, $1/UAH21.528* min max August 159 175 September 154 157 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.09.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)Details
Centravis Production Ukraine, a part of Centravis Ltd., has decided to publish its information on planned purchases.
In October Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works (UGOK) produced 881.7 thousand tons of concentrate, down by 4.1% MoM, or by 37.9 thousand tons.
In January-October Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, controlled by the Industrial Union of Donbass, produced 301 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 86.9% YoY.
Month Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.528* Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max min max August 301.26 301.26 310.00 315.00 300.00 315.00 September 254.53 254.53 285.00 290.00 275.00 290.00 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.09.15…Details
In January-October Ukraine exported 1124.98 thousand tons of scrap, up by 41.1% YoY (from 797.48 thousand tons).
Energomashspetsstal (Kramatorsk) plans to produce press-forming billets for VSMPO-AVISMA (Russia). The delivery of billets is scheduled for January 2016.
Metinvest Group is gearing up to constructing a steel service center in Italy, where it already owns re-rolling facilities for production of flat steel. Operations will start in spring 2016. The service center will conduct several activities, including mechanical surface treatment of steel for painting, preparation for welding, etc.
Ukrainian raw materials are still delivered to the Crimean Titanium Works, even though in smaller volumes.
The Ministry for Internal Affairs has started a criminal investigation against the Kurakhovskaya Central Processing Factory, a part of DTEK, as to the illegal processing of coal from small illegal coalmines of the Donetsk region.