In 2014 Ukrainian metal companies exported 24.3 million tons of metal products, down by 7.6% YoY, worth $12.6 billion, down by 11.3% YoY.
In January Ukraine imported $12.09 million worth of manganese ore, while exports totaled $0.09 million.
In January Ukraine exported $206.53 million worth of iron ore, with imports totaling $14.77 million.
In January Ukraine exported $158.82 million worth of long rolled products, while imports reached $7.34 million.
Ukrainian government has shortened the list of metal wares the export and import of which has to be licensed.
In January Ukraine exported $141.04 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $8.88 million.
In January Ukraine exported $240.88 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports totaled $1.56 million.
In January Ukrainian by-product coke plants produced 900 thousand tons of metallurgical coke (6% density), down by 39.6% YoY, but up by 1.1% MoM.
Since the end of January HMS 1&2 (80:20) has fallen in price by 25% and is now sold at $255-263/t CIF.
In January Ukraine exported $153.95 million worth of flat rolled products, with imports on the level of $27.16 million.