Ukraine: steel and rolled metal output to fall in August 2016

In August Ukrainian metal companies might decrease steel and rolled metal output by 4.5% and 5.3% MoM, to 2.1 million and 1.8 million tons respectively. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, pig iron output will remain on July levels – 2.1 million tons. In January-June steel output went up by 10% YoY, to 12.41 million tons, that of…

Details

Ukraine: Zakarpatvtormet fires chairman

Supervisory board of Zakarpatvtormet has dismissed Alexander Alyaniy from the office of the chairman and general director. He also occupied the same office in Ternopolvtormet. Yuri Osipenko has been appointed instead. Osipenko used to work in Azovstal and Metinvest. Ternopolvtormet appointed Alyaniy in July 2015. Metalinvest Ltd owns 90.5459% of Ternopolvtormet and 98.0236% of Zakarpatvtormet.…

Details

Ukraine: Metinvest to invest $300 million into GOKs

Metinvest has to spend over $300 million to make its mining and processing works correspond to the European standards. “Some pollutions at our companies are already within the European norms, so we can only welcome the implementation of the European environmental standards in Ukraine. But it’s a long way, we have just passed a small…

Details

Ukraine: Kominmet fires deputy chairman

Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Komintern (Kominmet) has dismissed Andrei Mouchkin from the office of the deputy chairman. According to the company station, Mouchkin resigned from his position. He has been in the office since April 22, 2015. None has been appointed in his place as yet. In 2015 Kominmet received 197.52 million…

Details

Ukraine: titanium ore export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine exported 172.4 thousand tons of titanium-containing ore and concentrate valued at $35.26 million, up by 51.6% and by 27.2% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, most products went to Russia (42.9%), USA (16.03%) and the Czech Republic (14.82%). In January-June Ukraine imported 2 tons of titanium-containing ore and concentrate from…

Details