In October Ukraine exported $30.73 million worth of ferrous metals scrap with imports on the level of $2.39 million.
In 2014 Ukrainian metallurgical companies are expected to cut steel production by 16.8%, to 27.2 million tons, YoY, while in 2015 – by 0.7% compared to the forecast figures for this year, to 27 million tons.
Ukraine at the end of 2014 could cut currency income from exports of ferrous metal products (iron ore, pig iron, rolled steel and pipes) by13.6%, to $16.05 billion YoY ($18.57 billion in 2013), and by 14.1% in 2015, to 413.794 billion.
In January-November Ukrainian companies produced 983.4 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 25.4% YoY.
In October Ukraine exported $72.69 million worth of steel pipes with imports on the level of $7.57 million.
In January-November Ukrainian coal companies mined 61498.4 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down by 19.2% YoY.
Russian Severstal is selling its Dneprometiz works in Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine.
In January-November Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works (Donetsk region), a part of the Metinvest group, produced 2.99 million tons of rolled metal, down by 22.1% YoY.
Zaporizhstal Integrated Iron and Steel Works is one of the first Ukrainian iron and steel plants that introduced QR-coding system of finished products based on SAP Mobile Inventory Management system. This system enables to operate automatically inventory procedures and finished goods shipment.
Ukraine’s coal production in November was down 44% year on year to 4.12 million mt in November, which was 4.2% higher than October, an energy and coal industry ministry official said Wednesday, citing preliminary figures.
In January-November ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 5.09 million tons of rolled metal, down by 1.3% YoY.
In January-November Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, produced 3.02 million tons of rolled metal, down by 24.5% YoY.
Metinvest Group of Companies forecasts the decrease of its output in 2014 by 10% from the planned volumes.