Ukraine: metal output in April 2017 to decrease because of the blockade

In April Ukrainian metal companies expect steel output to drop by 15% form the March planned results, to 1.7 million tons from 2 million tons. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, the April plan also presupposes the decrease in rolled metal output by 16.7%, to 1.5 million tons, and pig iron by 21%, to 1.5 million tons. Such…

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Ukraine: DTEK announces the loss of control over its enterprises on the occupied territories

Directors of DTEK‘s enterprises, such as Komsomolets Donbasu Mine PJSC, Mospyne Coal Refining Company LLC, PEM-Energovuhillia PJSC, Skhidenergo LLC (Zuivska Thermal Power Plant), Donetskoblenergo PJSC, Tekhrempostavka LLC, Sverdlovanthracite LLC, Rovenkyanthracite LLC, Electronaladka LLC, Vysokovoltni Merezhi LLC and DTEK Service LLC, which are situated within the temporarily uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, have received…

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Russia: Kremlin denies iron ore supplies to terrorists recommendations

The Kremlin never recommended Metalloinvest and Severstal to start supplying iron ore to the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, the Russian president spokesman Dmitry Peskov declared. At the same time, according to him, Russia does everything possible to “ease the situation” on Donbass. Earlier mass media reported on the readiness of the Russian metal…

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