Quotas for imports of seamless casing and compressor pipes irrespective of the country of origin or export have been prolonged from October 1, 2014 till March 31, 2015.
Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works (Lugansk region) has no plans to start working in October.
According to the experts at Metallurgprom, Ukrainian metal companies will produce 1.9 million tons of steel in November.
In July-August Ukrainian metal companies decreased rolled metal supplies to Russia by 27%.
In August Ukraine produced 1585 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 29.7%, or by 669 thousand tons, MoM.
In January-September Ukrainian metal companies produced 21.49 million tons of carbon steel, down by 13.5% YoY.
In January-September Zaporizhstal produced 2550.4 thousand tons of pig iron, 2933.7 thousand tons of steel and 2513.6 thousand tons of rolled metal.
Kramatorsk Ferroalloys Works plans to reach its targeted capacity of 15 thousand tons of ferromanganese per month by 2015.
In August Ukraine exported $306.57 million worth of rolled flat products, with imports on the level of $69.83 million.
Kremenchuk Steel Works (KSZ, Poltava region) is going to halt its manufacturing processes.
In August Ukraine produced 1563 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 28.5%, or by 624 thousand tons, MoM.
Due to the problems with raw materials delivery 7 mining-metallurgical companies, situated in the East of Ukraine, have halted their operation.