In May Ukrainian metal companies consumed 165 million cubic meters of gas, down by 5.2%, or by 9 million cubic meters, MoM.
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky (Dnieprodzerzhinsk, Dniepropetrovsk region) needs 107.7 thousand tons of coke per month.
In May Ukraine exported $156.97 million worth of iron ore, while imports reached $12.35 million.
In January-May Ukrainian ferroalloy companies produced 389.5 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 8.2% YoY.
In January-May Ukrainian by-product coke plants produced 4.26 million tons of 6% moisture coke, down by 40.4% YoY, with May output on the level of 969 thousand tons, and 842 thousand tons in April.
In January-May major pipe companies of Ukraine produced 368.2 thousand tons of ferrous pipes, down by 40.1% YoY.
In January-May Ukraine exported 377.11 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 0.6% YoY.
Evraz Sukhaya Balka increases its share in the total export volumes to 50%.
In January-May Ukraine exported 688.45 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 40% YoY.
In January-May Ukrainian mining and metallurgical complex exported 18772.6 thousand tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 13.8% YoY.
In May Zaporozhogneupor increased its output: that of magnesium wares – by 49%, that of refractory concretes and mixes – by 197%, and that of silicon carbide wares – by 44% YoY.
After electric power supply to the works had been cut off, part of value-added tax in the amount of 204 million UAH (according to declaration for December 2014) was reimbursed to Zaporizhstal Integrated Iron and Steel Works. These funds were immediately transferred by the works in full to offset existing debt to public monopolies: Zaporizhoblenerho…Details
Month Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.047* min max March 377.52 377.52 April 377.52 377.52 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.04.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)Details
Metinvest B.V. (the Netherlands), the parent company of the mining and metallurgical monopoly of Rinat Akhmetov Metinvest, in January-March reduced its sales in Russia by 57% YoY, to $69 million from $ 61 million.