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July 19 2019
Ukraine central bank lowers key policy rate to 17%, upgrades macro forecast

The NBU confirmed its 2019 inflation forecast of 6.3% YTD and upgraded GDP growth outlook to 3.0%...

July 19 2019
Zelensky states MHP does not need state support, suggests inspection

We do not expect any consequences for MHP from Zelenskiy’s drawing attention...

July 19 2019
Metinvest affiliate Pokrovske Coal output rises 2% m/m in June

In 1H19, Pokrovske Coal increased coal ouptut 0.7% ...

July 19 2019
Ukraine’s Donbas shifts from military to passport conflict as cease-fire looms

The escalating passport war is unlikely to register on a good portion of Zelensky’s...

July 18 2019
Interpipe to push against US anti-dumping duties on pipes

We are skeptical about Interpipe’s ability to negotiate...

July 18 2019
Metinvest attracts EUR 34 mln ECA credit for CapEx at Ilyich

Its ECA-backed loan portfolio has reached about USD 125 mln, we estimate...

July 18 2019
Zelensky and Merkel in phone call discuss Donbass, gas, investment

They spoke about the situation in Donbass and in particular the completion of the de-militarization...

July 17 2019
Ukraine places local bonds for USD 1 bln and UAH 7 bln at decreased rates

Finance Ministry received record-high receipts of UAH 33.3 bln equivalent ...

July 17 2019
MHP poultry sales rise 18% yoy in 2Q19

The average selling poultry price rose 3.7% qoq in UAH terms...

July 17 2019
Metinvest Azovstal might depend on iron mixer that needs overhaul

Azovstal might need to choose whether to rely the only remaining mixer even beyond its record four-year run...

July 17 2019
Kernel crushing volumes rise 7.5% yoy in 4Q, exceed FY19 guidance

Kernel’s FY2019 sunflower seeds crushing volumes rose 0.9% ...

July 17 2019
Interpipe pipe output rises 4.5% in 1H19

Output of Interpipe Steel was 3.3% lower yoy...

July 17 2019
US reintroduces anti-dumping duties on Ukrainian pipes

US market comprised up to 15% of Interpipe's pipe sales...

July 16 2019
Ukraine goods trade deficit reaches USD 0.5 bln in May

In 5M19, the trade deficit reached USD 2.6 bln, up 27% yoy...

July 16 2019
Metinvest iron ore concentrate output rises 3.6% in 1H19

We maintain our estimate for Metinvest’s 2019 iron ore concentrate output at 33 mmt ...

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