In March Ukraine exported $21.47 million worth of pig iron, while imports reached $0.05 million.
The increase of the railroad tariffs has led to the increase of the ferronickel cost price at Pobuzhye Ferronickel Plant.
In 2015 United Mining and Chemical Company received 632 million UAH of net profits.
In January-March Evraz halted its Sukhaya Balka Works temporarily because of the low demand for iron ore.
Zaporizhstal has finished capital repairs of the blast furnace #5.
The supervisory board of Nikopol South Pipe Works has reelected Olga Gorbova the company general director.
In March Ukraine exported $34.98 million worth of steel pipes, while imports reached $10.67 million.
Shareholders of Ogneupornerud have dismissed one supervisor board member and appointed two more instead.
In March Ukraine exported $53.79 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $4.84 million.
Pobuzhye Ferronickel Plant has finished switching its drying plant to pulverized coal.
The newly appointed minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik has promised to visit Novovolynsk as he intends to keep the coal industry in the region.
In March Coal Energy S. A., owner of a number of assets in Ukraine, produced 25.63 thousand tons of coal, up 3.3 times YoY, or by 17.96 thousand tons.
Zaporozhkoks has started supplying coke gas to Zaporizhstal.