Irshansk Mining and Processing Works goes on supplying ilmenite ore to Crimean Titanium in the Russia-annexed Crimea.
The Solomensky district Court of Kiev has allowed the Kazakhstan law-enforcers to search Eximbank of Kazakhstan for the proofs of uranium concentrate purchasing schemes by Vostochny Mining and Processing Works.
After strikes and meetings Lvivugol miners received only a part of their salary debts.
As of January 1, coal stocks in Ukraine totaled 6399.3 thousand tons, down by 1.2% MoM.
The Ministry of economy of Turkey has decided to review the dumping margin on hot-rolled coils imported from China, France, Japan, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine.
In 2015 Poltava Mining and Processing Works exported 11.49 million tons of iron ore pellets. Most pellets went to Europe and Near East, as well as Japan and China.
In 2015 Metinvest had to decrease its hot-rolled metal exports to Turkey due to the heavy dumping from Russian manufacturers.
Interpipe believes, that in 2016 scrap procurement in Ukraine will fall by 7.1-14.3% YoY, to 3.6-3.9 million tons.
In 2015 Donetsk region (without the anti-terrorists operation zone) industrial production decreased by 34.7% YoY.
The mining-metallurgical complex, even despite the crisis, is one of the key engines of Ukrainian economy with 15 billion UAH of taxes and around 1 million employees.
In 2016 Metinvest plans to dismiss up to 30% of its administration staff due to the uncertain steel market situation and the metal prices drop, as well as the demand decrease.
In 2015 Ukraine produced 22935 thousand tons of steel, down by 15.5%, or by 4209 thousand tons YoY.