Thursday, December 15, 2011


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2011-12-15 15:38:00
Coking coal imports up.
Ukrainian cokeries in January-November 2011 imported about 9.3 million tons of
ordinary coking coal and coal concentrate for coking, which is 9% more than in
January-November 2010, director general of the Metallurgprom association of
metallurgical enterprises (Dnipropetrovsk), Vasyl Kharakhulakhsaid.

2011-12-15 14:24:00
Steelmakers reduce losses by 30%.
Ukraine's metallurgical enterprises finished January-October 2011 with a
negative financial result from ordinary activities before tax (pre-tax loss) of
$1.9 billion UAH (1 USD - 7.99 UAH), while during the same period last year it
was 2.7 billion UAH, Vasyl Kharakhulakh, director general of the Metallurgprom
association of Ukraine's metallurgicalenterprises.

2011-12-15 14:16:00
Independent judiciary major mechanism of observance of human rights and
President Viktor Yanukovych believes that an independent judiciary is a major
mechanism of observance of human rights and freedoms in Ukraine.

2011-12-15 13:25:00
Moody's downgrades Ukraine ratings.
Moody's Investors Service has revised its B2 outlook for the ratings of the
Ukrainian government's debt commitments in the national and foreign currency
from Stable to Negative.

2011-12-15 13:18:00
FM Hryshchenko to attend BSEC Foreign Ministers Council meeting in Moscow.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kostiantyn Hryshchenko will attend a meeting of the
Council of Foreign Ministers of the Member States of the Black Sea Economic
Cooperation (BSEC) in Moscow.

2011-12-15 12:36:00
IAEA will help ensure Ukraine's nuclear safety at UEFA EURO 2012.
The International Atomic Energy Agency will help Poland and Ukraine ensure
nuclear safety at the European Football Championship in 2012.

2011-12-15 12:28:00
DTEK buys right to export electricity to six countries.
Vostokenergo LLC and Power Trade LLC, members of DTEK, Ukraine's largest
privately-owned vertically-integrated energy company, at an auction conducted by
NEC Ukrenergo purchased the right to export electricity to Romania, Slovakia,
Hungary, Poland, Moldova and partiallyBelarus.

2011-12-15 12:19:00
Foreign Ministry says association agreement with EU may not be initialed on
December 19.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has not ruled out that the association agreement
will not be initialed at the Ukraine-EU summit in Kyiv on December 19.

2011-12-15 11:37:00
Facebook accounts for almost 1.7 million Ukrainians.
The number of Ukrainian users of the Facebook social network continues growing
and as of December 14 made up 1.687 million persons, according to portal

2011-12-15 11:32:00
Euro up on interbank.
The Ukrainian interbank currency market has opened with the dollar quotes of
8.0160-8.0220 UAH/USD.