Deficiency of scrap in the Ukrainian domestic market made worse by record exports.
INTERPIPE paid 1.124 billion UAH of taxes and fees in 2014.
Companies in the metallurgical industry in Ukraine have been in iron scrap deficiency for five months.
Since April 1 INTERPIPE increased the income of its pipe enterprise workforce by 10%. Workers received their increased salary for April on May 7.
In April 2015, the Ukrainian metallurgical enterprises continued to experience a shortage of ferrous scrap. Supply failures of raw materials to steel producers amounted to 67 thousand tons, which is 17% of its needs.