In January Ukraine produced 1689 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 1.3% MoM, or by 22 thousand tons.
In 2015 Vatutino Refractory Works received 23.82 million UAH of net profits.
The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa believes the UAH devaluation will have a negative effect on the local ferrous metals procurement.
The State Security Service has stopped a railroad car with scrap metal heading to the occupied territory via Konstaninovka station.
A major dismissal of employees is planned at Khartsyzsk Pipe Works, a part of Metinvest.
In 2015 Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal offered 92 new types of products to their clients.
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the largest mining and metallurgical company of Ukraine, became the leader of the exporters. The rating was compiled by Forbes Ukraine on the basis of H1 2015 results.
In 2015 Ukraine exported 1.7 million tons of steel to Russia, down by 28.5% YoY and almost twice to 2011-2013.
In 2015 Dneprometiz received 60.86 million UAH of losses.
Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian railways) plans to export scrap metal and asks the Ministry of infrastructure to help.
The Ministry of economic development and trade wasn’t able to come to terms with metal companies as to scrap procurement and export in 2016.
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal started producing hot-rolled plate of structural weatherproof steel according to EN 10025-5.