The Eurasian Economic Commission decided to impose a 5-year 4.75% antidumping duty on steel wheels (for manufacture of railroad cars and trams) imports from Ukraine. The duty could be imposed in the early 2016.
Metinvest, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, Interpipe and Electrostal ask the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseny Yatsenyuk to help solve the ferrous scrap deficiency problem.
The largest Ukrainian private mining-metallurgical group Metinvest has started negotiations with its creditors as to the debt restructuring with possible variants in mind (change of the payment schedule, capitalization, some debt adjustment, etc.).
Stepnaya mine, a part of DTEK Pervomayskoye Mine Group, has introduced a new technique of safe transportation of the rock with the help of hanging diesel-hydraulic engines and containers with bottom offloading. The trial samples of containers have been designed and produced at Ferrit (Czech republic).
Ukrainian energy-generating companies purchase around 40 thousand tons of anthracite coal daily from the terrorist-occupied mines of Donbass.
In September Ukraine produced 1049 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), down by 2.1%, or by 22 thousand tons MoM.
In September Ukraine imported $17.65 million tons of coke, with exports on the level of $5.37 million.
The energy and coal industry minister Vladimir Demchishyn has announced the start of the bankruptcy process over the Krasnograd Central Processing Factory (Lviv region).
Centravis Production Ukraine has appointed Alexander Grabar a new financial director.
Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works (UGOK) has put a new grinding machine KMD-220T6-D worth 29 million UAH into operation.
In September Ukraine imported $10.33 million worth of manganese ore, with exports at $1.19 million.
In September Ukraine exported $187.88 million worth of iron ore, with imports on the level of $3.53 million.