Ukraine: metal makers retain annual output volumes

In December 2017 Ukraine produced 1.87 million tons of pig iron, 1.88 million tons of steel and 1.7 million tons of rolled metal, all up by 3%, 0.4% and 7% MoM respectively. “Output increase in December 2017 was mostly thanks to Mariupol Iron and Steel Works and Zaporizhstal”, Ukrmetallurgprom reported. In January-December 2017 Ukraine produced…

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Ukraine: AMKR prolongs contract with acting CFO

The contract with the acting financial director and chief accountant of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih Sergey Plichko has been prolonged for another quarter. According to the company decree dated December 28, 2017, the contract is prolonged through March 31, 2018. Plichko was appointed chief accountant, acting CFO on February 17, 2017. Prior to that he was…

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Ukraine: coal imports exceed 4 million tons

In January-November 2017 Ukraine imported 4.11 million tons of power-generating coal for thermal and combined heat and power plants. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, in 11 months Russia supplied 3.083 million tons of coal (75% of all the imports), South Africa – 653.2 thousand tons (15.9%), USA – 254.8 thousand tons…

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