In March Ukraine produced 6730 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, up by 6.5% MoM, or by 408 thousand tons.
In January-March the only Ukrainian primary aluminum producer Zaporozhye Aluminum Works received 577.18 million UAH of losses.
Metinvest has stopped the desulfurization shop #1 at Avdiivka Coke And Chemical Works for an overhaul.
In March Ukraine produced 2048 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 8.6% MoM, or by 163 thousand tons.
In March Ukraine exported $161.39 million worth of long-rolled metal products, with imports on the level of $11.22 million.
In 2015 Stalkanat-Silur received 194.97 million UAH of losses.
Interpipe says in January-March ferrous scrap deficiency on Ukrainian market was on the level of 176 thousand tons.
Energomashspetsstal will supply billets of die tooling to the largest titanium producer VSMPO-AVISMA (Russia) in July.
In January-February metal sales on the local market went up by 27% YoY, to 0.54 million tons. Together with pipes the volume is 0.59 million tons.
UC Rusal, a leading global aluminum producer, and TransContainer announce the signing of a 3-year contract to ship Rusal products in containers.