In February Ukraine produced 1971 thousand tons of steel, up by 1.7% MoM, or by 33 thousand tons.
The supervisory board of the largest refractory clay producer Vesco has reelected Yevgeny Zymarman the company CEO.
In 2015 Ceramet received 597 thousand UAH of net profits.
In 2015 Zaporozhye Vtormet received 3.08 million UAH of losses.
The state informational and analytical center Gosvneshinform reports metal exports in 2015 decreased by 12.8% YoY, to 21189.6 thousand tons, worth $7.82 billion, down by 38%.
Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works cannot increase coke output due to logistical limitations.
In 2015 Khartsyzsk Pipe Works received 394.36 million UAH of losses.
In January-February Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant produced 37.6 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 27.2% YoY.
Group DF has invested 74.5 million UAH into the project of a new mining and processing works construction in Zhitomir region. The new company will be called Stremigorodsky GOK and would specialize in mining and processing of ilmenite ore.
After Russia imposed the 5% import duty on Ukrainian metal products ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has stopped deliveries to this country altogether.