Ukraine: scrap export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine exported 233.37 thousand tons of scrap worth $40.99 million, down by 68.4% and 77.5% YoY respectively. According to the customs statistics, provided by the State Fiscal Service, in June scrap exports totaled 26.78 thousand tons, with 112.57 thousand tons in May and 82.47 thousand tons in April, while in Q1 exports were…

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Ukraine: metal revenues down in H1 2016

In January-June metal companies exported $3346.98 million worth of ferrous metals, down by 22.1% YoY. According to the customs statistics of the State Fiscal Service, ferrous metals accounted for 20.13% of the total export revenues down from 23.14% in January-June 2015. In June Ukraine exported $634.66 million worth of ferrous metals. Imports in H1 2016…

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Ukraine: Economy ministry denying giving licenses to export coal from LNR

The Ministry of economical development and trade denies the information about granting licenses to export anthracite coal to a company registered in the Lugansk People’s Republic. “Some mass media have published information that Ukraine exports anthracite coal from uncontrolled territories with the consent of the ministry. This information is contrary to the facts”, said the…

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Russia: NSMMZ renamed NLMK Ural

NSMMZ (Nizhniye Sergi), a key company in NLMK group’s long products division which operates from three production sites in Sverdlovsk region in the Urals, has been renamed NLMK Ural. The company adopted a new charter and registered the change of name with the Inspectorate of the Tax Service of Russia #30 for Sverdlovsk region. The…

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Ukraine: June 2016 results for ATO zone works

June proved to be extremely unlucky for Ukrainian metal companies mostly because of the railroad strike. Steel smelting dropped by 19% MoM, to 1.87 million tons, pig iron output decreased by 20.5% MoM, to 1.79 million tons. Average daily steel output in June totaled 62.4 thousand tons as opposed to 73.2 thousand tons in May.…

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