In January Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, produced 244 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 22.3% YoY.
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works (ZTMK), a part of Group DF, produced 207 tons of titanium ingots in 2014, up 3 times YoY.
In January Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works (UGOK) produced 960.5 thousand tons of concentrate, down by 1.7% YoY.
In 2014 Ukraine’s largest metal company Metinvest produced 4.79 million tons of coke, down by 22% YoY.
In December 2014 Dneprospetsstal produced 17.63 thousand tons of steel, down by 18.2% MoM.
January-September 2014 UK-based Ferrexpo Plc, controlling Poltava Mining and Processing Works, finished with the profit of $150.15 million.
Metinvest, the largest Ukrainian mining and metallurgical holding, in 2014 cut steel production by 26% in comparison with 2013, to 9.205 million tons.
Industrial prices in Ukraine after stability in December 2014 have started growing again, rising for the first month of the New Year by 2.3%.
In 2014 Ukraine imported $160.71 million worth of manganese ore, with exports on the level of $4.16 million.
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has started producing 8, 10 and 12 mm diameter reinforcement bars for Israel. 5 years ago AMKR supplied its products to the local market, but now the company and its customers enter a new level of cooperation. Israel witnesses rise in construction and thus the high demand for reinforcement bars.
In 2014 Ukraine produced 82129 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, down by 2%, or by 1685 thousand tons, YoY.
In 2014 Ukraine exported $295.19 million worth of ferrous metals scrap, with imports on the level of $15.11 million.