The future of the steel construction depends on the state policy in attracting investments and on the Ukrainian metal construction sales on new markets.
A Zaporozhye private company tried to export over 200 tons of ferrosilicon valued at 360 thousand UAH to Moldova. Export duty for this alloy is 0%.
In January Ukraine produced 6544 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, down by 3.2% MoM, or by 2156 thousand tons.
In February Corum Group shipped a batch of transforming substations to Viru Keemia Grupp (Estonia).
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to close down Yuzhnaya mine, a part of Dzerzhinskugol, situated in the Ukraine-controlled territory of Donetsk region.
In March square billet prices will be on the February level, says state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa analyst Oleg Gnitetsky.
Energomashspetsstal will produce 226 tons of die tooling parts for VSMPO-Avisma (Russia).
In 2015 Ukraine exported mostly raw materials and semi-finished products.
In 2016 Corum Group plans to start selling stage loaders.
In January Ukraine produced 1920 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 2% MoM, or by 39 thousand tons.