Metinvest plans to change ownership of some of its companies from public to private joint-stock companies.
In February Ukraine exported $30.69 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $11.14 million.
In January-February Ukraine produced 12.35 million tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 178 thousand tons YoY.
The Kiev Commercial Court of Appeals has cancelled the arrest of Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works accounts under the Metinvest case.
Odessa city head deputies met with the representatives of the China Metal Construction-Engineering Corporation.
In 2015 Chasov Yar Refractory Works received 41.75 million UAH of profits.
Zaporizhstal has been decreasing metal output because it cannot buy scrap on the local market.
In 2015 Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works received 23.44 billion UAH of losses.
Interpipe started importing hot-briquetted iron (HBI) from Russia.
In February Ukraine mined 2.6 million tons of coal, up by 27.1% YoY.
In 2015 Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Komintern (Kominmet) received 197.52 million UAH of profits.
2.5 billion UAH of state subsidies are needed to balance the coal industry.