The Dnipropetrovsk in 8 months of 2013 produced 7.8 million tons of steel, which is 107% over the same period of 2012. Also demonstrates the high region for the production of sinter (111.3%), iron ore (105.3%), products (102.2%) and concentrate (102%). It is reported production — business association of metallurgical enterprises of Ukraine "Metallurgprom."
In particular, in the Dnipropetrovsk region after 8 months of 2013 produced 1.5 million tons of sinter, which is 11.3% more than the same period in 2012, iron ore — 6.5 million tons, which is 5.3% more last year’s figures, rolled — 6.7 million tons, which is 2.2% more concentrate and 37.3 million tons, up 2% from the same period last year.
High rates of Dnipropetrovsk shows and over August 2013 to July 2013. Thus, the regional industry increased production by 23.5% sinter, coke 6.9%, steel by 4.9%, steel and cast iron by 3%, pipes by 2.2%.
"Mining — Metallurgical Complex (SMC) — is the foundation of the economy of Dnipropetrovsk. Every third Hryvnia revenues in the region — is a means of mining companies. Today, even in the face of deteriorating conditions in world markets, this sector shows a high growth momentum. This is a good signal for the whole region and the country. Mining — Metallurgical Complex has always been a driving force of the economy of the state. All this confirms the assessment of the economic situation in our country, President Viktor Yanukovych: Ukraine has withstood the pressure of the global economic crisis ", — said the head of the region, Dmitry Kolesnikov.
The head of the region noted that Dnipropetrovsk consistently demonstrated high levels of industrial production. This is the result of systematic work on the modernization of enterprises, creating favorable working conditions, improved product quality, as well as the implementation of the system of measures to support this priority industries at national and regional levels.
An important event in the support system mining companies signing of the first in the history of Ukraine Memorandum of Understanding between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Ukrainian mining enterprises, which was developed more than a year. Significant contribution to the formation of the Memorandum is owned and Dnepropetrovsk region, which is one of the leading industrial regions, to submit their proposals to the draft MOU. Dmitry Kolesnikov, heading the Department of Industrial Policy and personally worked on the Memorandum. According to the Memorandum Ukrainian mining companies have no guarantee of increasing electricity tariffs and the transportation of more than 5%, of preventing the growth of arrears of value added tax.
And this Memorandum is already yielding results. High performance and demonstrate the leading industrial enterprises of Dnipropetrovsk. In particular, the rapid growth of industrial production shows PJSC "Evraz DMZ. Petrovsky, "where iron production increased by 12.6%, were: 10.6% for rolled: +10,7% and coke: at 43.3%. Increase their performance in manufacturing of coke by 30.4% of PJSC "Evraz Bagleykoks." Maintained their position in August 2013 compared with August of last year in the manufacture of concentrate of JSC «Southern Mining" and JSC "Central GOK" (100%), 4.9% increased production of concentrate of JSC "ArcelorMittal CD."
High performance and demonstrate the pipe-enterprises. In particular, JSC "NPO Trubolit" (140%), JSC "Kominmet" (126%) and ZAO "Centravis PR.Yukr ‘(117.9%).