In 2016 Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has started producing 8 new types of products, with the most of them coming from the cold-rolled shop.
In January-March Evraz Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Petrovsky decreased steel semi-finished products (billets) output, at the same time increasing rolled metal (structural steel) output. According to the company statement, this has to do with the market demand.
A people’s deputy Sergey Taruta supports limitations of ferrous scrap exports from Ukraine.
Under the current price situation on the global markets, scrap export duty from Ukraine should be on the level of 50-60 euro per ton.
The Ministry of economical development and trade plans to pass to the Verkhovnaya Rada the decree on scrap market decriminalization.
Ukraine is suffering from the drastic shortage of scrap. This has already affected output and the country economy, say Zaporozhye and Mariupol mayors in their letter to the parliament.
The Parliament committee on industrial policy has suggested imposing a scrap export duty on the level of 30 euro per ton.
On April 25, the Ministry of economical development and trade plans to give out another batch of ferrous scrap export quotas.
In 2015 Pobuzhye Ferronickel Plant received 224.15 million UAH of losses.
In March 2016 Ukraine imported $10.61 million worth of coke, while exports totaled $2.66 million.
The supervisory board of Interpipe Novomoskovsk Pipe Works has dismissed 2 members of the board and appointed 1 member.
Mariupol Sea Trade Port has received a coastal cargo vessel with raw materials for Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal.