In January-February Ukraine imported 770.98 thousand tons of aluminum ores and concentrate worth $32.22 million, up by 8.3% and by 7.9% YoY respectively.
In January-February Ukraine imported 180.05 thousand tons of nickel ores and concentrate worth $9.34 million, up by 18% and down by 32.1% YoY respectively.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR75.172* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.152* Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max min max December 243.57 342.55 241.91 263.92 275.00 295.00 January 215.65 315.66 242.25 257.60 280.00 285.00 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.01.16…Details
Industrial Union of Donbass acknowledges the debts to Metinvest for raw materials supplied, but doesn’t view claims as aggressive actions.
In 2015 Ukrstalkonstruktsiya received 65.68 million UAH of losses.
Month Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.152* min max December 180.28 305.54 January 183.80 276.16 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.01.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)Details
Azovstal has put its oxygen converter #1 into operation after capital repairs.
In 2015 the major refractory clay miner – Vesco – received 529.42 million UAH of net profits.
The only producer of primary aluminum in Ukraine – Zaporozhye Aluminum Works – plans to start producing aluminum wire rod and silicon at the expense of selling unused assets.
According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry press-service this has been discussed at the meeting of the ministry head Vladimir Demchyshin with the minister of energy and natural resources of Turkey Berat Albairak.