Ukraine: metal makers short of scrap

Ukrainian metal companies underreceived 420 thousand tons of scrap. “Scrap procurement worsened in 2016. Even if there is no scrap export this year, we will still be short of it”, Alexander Kalenkov, Ukrmetallurgprom president, reported. Earlier the company predicted the liquid steel output in 2016 on the level of 28-29 million tons. “But only if…

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Ukraine: Lugansk region miners paid 25 million UAH of salary debt

Lisichanskugol and Pervomayskugol miners have been paid 25 million UAH of salary debts. According to the regional administration press-service, money was transferred after the regional head Yuri Garbuz had talks with the state enterprise Derzhvuglepostach. Lisichanskugol received 10 million UAH, while Pervomayskugol was paid 15 million UAH for the coal mined. (Ukrainian metal)

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Ukraine: metal makers to lose $700 million

The new antidumping investigation by the European Commission as regards Ukrainian manufacturers of hot-rolled metal could result in Ukraine losing the market valued at $700 million a year. According to the head of the Verkhovnaya Rada industrial policy committee Victor Halasyuk, that’s 2% of Ukraine’s exports. “This will not only weaken the competitive positions of…

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