In January-June Ukrainian metal companies received 12 billion UAH of losses, down by 5.5% YoY.
In the first half of 2015 Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 351.74 million UAH of net profits.
In the Stanichno-Lugansk district at the Nizhnyaya Teplaya station a railroad line was blown leading to train carrying coal for the Lugansk thermal power station leaving the track.
In January-June Metinvest companies paid 7.4 billion UAH of taxes.
In June manganese concentrate and sinter output went up by 11.6% MoM, or by 16.6 thousand tons, to 160.2 thousand tons.
In August Ukrainian thermal power stations plan to get 800 thousand tons of coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone.
Ministry for Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine decided to pay the state enterprise “Mine #1 Novovolynskaya” 19.5 million UAH.
In April-June Donetskstal Metal Works received 1.56 billion UAH of net profit.
On August 13, Kyiv hosted a ceremony of signing a Memorandum of intent of a leading steel enterprise ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to participate in operation and infrastructure development of the Oktyabrsk Specialized Sea Port in Mykolayiv.
Ukrainian export prices are up by $5-10, Russian – by $5.
Kazakhstan representatives in the Eurasian Economic Commission blocked the decision to implement customs duties on the Ukrainian rebars.
Month Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.015* min max May 252.67 252.67 June 304.48 304.48 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.06.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)Details