International Exhibition of Equipment, Special Machinery and Technologies for Mining, Processing and Transportation of Minerals
8-10 October 2019 • Ukraine • Zaporizhia • Kozak-Palace Exhibition Center

Mining sector

Mineral Wealth of Ukraine

Number of fields: 20,000+ deposits, of which 8,700 are of industrial importance
Deposits in development: 3 300+, for another 1000 fields special permits for exploitation are issued
Types of minerals amount: 117, 99 of which are mined, including energy resources (natural gas, coal, oil)
Ukraine is the champion of world reserves of manganese ores (42.8%), titanium (20%), iron ore (15%), coal (7.5%)
Ukraine has significant reserves of titanium-zirconium ores, graphite, kaolin, potassium salts, sulfur, refractory clay, granite, facing stone.
Explored stocks utilization rate: from 40 to 100%
Market value of all deposits in Ukraine: $ 7.5 trillion.
 
Mining industry of Ukraine
Number of sub-users: 2,000+
Mining industry accounts for almost 10% of Ukraine's GDP. The volume of minerals and metals export is 39.6% of total commodities export.
 Source: http://www.geo.gov.ua/
Mining industry is the largest taxpayer in Ukraine. In 2017, the amount of tax payments is $ 2.7 billion (41% of all taxes paid by legal entities to the state budget).
The 2 largest investment deals in 2018 occurred precisely in the mining and metalworking sector:
• Purchase of the mine administration of Pokrovske and Sviato-Varvaryn concentrating plant (coking coal production) for $ 714 million;
• acquisition of Evraz-Dneprovsky Metallurgical Plant for $ 106 million
The absolute leaders of the industry's exports are iron ores and concentrates, which account for 6% of Ukraine's total exports in 2018.
 
Statistical information on mineral extraction
Champions of extraction in 2017 (in million tons):
• Iron ore unglazed - 166
• concentrates of iron ore agglomerated and non-agglomerated - 111,4
• rubble - 58,7
• granite - 41
• hard coal - 24,2
• construction sands (clay, kaolin, feldspar) - 13,7
• clay fireproof and construction - 11.3
• limestone, limestone flux and other limestone - 6,5
• Kaolin and kaolin clay - 4.8
• concentrates of manganese - 1.8
• salt - 1.8
The volume of industrial output of mining and processing industry in 2017: $ 77.6 billion, of which $ 26.1 billion for export.
Source: http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua/
 
Statistical information on the export of minerals
The volume of export of minerals in 2018:
• iron ore - 37 million tons for the amount of $ 2.9 billion
• kaolin and other clays - 6.5 million tons worth $ 300 million
• petroleum products - 442 thousand tons for $ 250 million
• titanium ores and concentrates - 600 thousand tons for $ 126 million
• oils and other products of coal tar - 245 thousand tons for $ 133 million.
• pebbles, gravel and crushed stone - 6.5 million tons for $ 47 million.
Total exports of minerals in 2018 is 54 million tons valued over $ 4 billion.
Source http://sfs.gov.ua/ms/f11
 

 

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