Ukraine: NZF silicomanganese output down in October 2016

In October Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 64.7 thousand tons of silicomanganese, up by 8.2% MoM, or by 4.9 thousand tons. According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, ferromanganese output remained on September level – 4.3 thousand tons. In January-October NZF increased silicomanganese output by 17.5% YoY, or by 85.7 thousand tons, to 575.5 thousand…

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Ukraine: ferroalloys output up in October 2016

In October Ukraine produced 94.7 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 8% MoM, or by 7 thousand tons.

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-October ferroalloy output went up by 11.4% YoY, or by 86.3 thousand tons, to 847.6 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ZZF ferroalloy output up in October 2016

In October Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant produced 25.7 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 8.9% MoM, or by 2.1 thousand tons.

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-October ZZF ferroalloy output dropped by 5.7% YoY, or by 14.2 thousand tons, to 234.1 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 13.4 million cbm of gas in 2017

The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has announced a purchase of 13.397 million cubic meters of gas in 2017.

According to the company statement, the offers are welcome until December 19. The expected cost of the purchase is 109.58 million UAH.

In 2016 VostGOK receives gas from Energy Trade Group (Kiev). (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel pipe export-import in October 2016

In October Ukraine exported $31.12 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $5.52 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian steel pipes in October was Russia ($8.45 million).

In January-October Ukraine exported $331.09 million worth of pipes, with imports at $83.16 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: DTEK sees losses in Q3 2016

In July-September DTEK received 2.61 billion UAH of losses against 0.52 billion UAH of losses in Q2.

According to the company statement, its income went up by 15.8% QoQ, or by 4 billion UAH, to 29.31 billion UAH (25.31 billion UAH in Q2). EBITDA totaled 4.16 billion UAH (955 million UAH in Q2). (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: manganese output up in October 2016

In October Ukraine produced 166.6 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, up by 4.7% MoM, or by 7.5 thousand tons.

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-October manganese concentrate and sinter output dropped by 17.9% YoY, or by 220.4 thousand tons, to 1010.8 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: long rolled metal export-import in October 2016

In October Ukraine exported $141.8 million worth of long rolled metal, with imports totaling $14.92 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, most of the long rolled metal went to Russia ($23.85 million).

In January-October Ukraine exported $1437.05 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports reached $125.4 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Ferrexpo gets 99% stake in PGOK

Ferrexpo AG (Switzerland) has accumulated 99.02% of Poltava Mining and Processing Works.

Earlier the Ferrexpo stake amounted to 97.43% in the total number of shares and 39.12% in the voting shares. After the acquisition of shares Ferrexpo AG now has 99.02% in total shares and 40.71% in voting shares. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: semi-finished products export-import in October 2016

In October Ukraine exported $186.4 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports reached $2.74 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of steel semis in October was Italy ($38.27 million).

In January-October Ukraine exported $1879.36 million worth of steel semi-finished products, with imports at $11.78 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: prosecutors demanding Krasnolimanskaya Coal Company to pay 8 million UAH

The Krasnoarmeysk prosecutors have found out that the state enterprise Krasnolimanskaya Coal Company has not been paying pensions for some time.

According to the prosecutors, the debt to the Pension fund amounts to 8.3 million UAH. The office filed 2 cases to the Donetsk district administrative court demanding this money to be paid. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: raw zinc output up in January-October 2016

In January-October raw zinc output in Russia increased by 4.4% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in October raw zinc production went up by 14.2% YoY and by 30.4% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: copper output down in January-October 2016

In January-October output of refined copper dropped by 0.7% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, copper foil output dropped by 13.7%, of wire – by 17%, while that of plates, sheets, strips and bars went up by 5.5%, of rods and sections – by 19.6%, all YoY. (Ukrainian metal)