Ukraine: metal makers to lose $700 million

The new antidumping investigation by the European Commission as regards Ukrainian manufacturers of hot-rolled metal could result in Ukraine losing the market valued at $700 million a year. According to the head of the Verkhovnaya Rada industrial policy committee Victor Halasyuk, that’s 2% of Ukraine’s exports. “This will not only weaken the competitive positions of…

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Ukraine: casting market

Ukraine produces some 200 thousand tons of castings per year. In 2015 it exported around 102 thousand tons. Russia (40796 tons, or 40.05%), Germany (8670, 8.51%), Poland (7266 tons, 7.13%), Kazakhstan (6103, 5.99%) and Czech Republic (2602 tons, or 2.55%) are the main consumers of Ukrainian castings. These countries take up 64% of Ukrainian exports.…

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Ukraine: metal output in Donetsk region in January-August 2016

In January-August Donetsk region (without the antiterrorist operation zone) increased industrial output by 6.9% YoY. August output went up by 0.9% MoM and by 15.4% YoY. Metal industry output increased by 7.6% YoY, that of mining – by 11.3%, of coke – by 26.5%. Coalmining increased by 13.2% YoY, to 9.5 million tons, with coke…

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Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in August 2016

In August Ukraine exported $58.84 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports totaled $5.06 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in August was the Netherlands ($11.76 million). In January-August Ukraine exported $458.24 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports at $54.12 million. (Ukrainian metal)

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