Ukraine issues ferroalloy import and export data for January

In January Ukraine exports of ferroalloys registered an increase of 10.3% to 97,390 tons compared to December 2009. Meanwhile, compared to January 2009, the country ferroalloy exports went up 5.9 times. Specifically, Ukraine ferrosilicomanganese exports increased by 2.9% to 62,000 tons, its ferromanganese exports went up two times to 14,300 tons while its ferrosilicon exports…

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Mechel denies Donetsk-based ISTIL acquisition rumors

It is reported that Mechel, one of the leading Russian mining and steel groups, has denied the media rumors that it is in the process of acquiring the Ukrainian steel producer Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant, the mini-mill previously known as ISTIL.Mr. Alexander Tolkach, director of Mechel’s department of communications, said “We categorically deny this information.”Donetsk Electrometallurgical…

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