Scrap metal

The average price per ton of secondary scrap metal was UAH 4.1 thousand

Ukrainian Railways (UZ) successfully sold 0.52 thousand tons of ferrous metal scrap worth UAH 2.43 million. Initially, the railway operator planned to sell 3.87 thousand tons of raw materials for UAH 13.93 million. The average price per ton of sold secondary metal was UAH 4.1 thousand. This is evidenced by the relevant information in the electronic trading system Prozorro.Sale.

In total, 16 lots of raw materials were published, for which only 2 auctions were successfully held. UZ failed to sell 3.35 thousand tons of scrap worth UAH 11.73 million due to insufficient number of participants in the auctions.

Lots that UZ managed to sell at auctions on March 29, 2023

The lot numberWeight, tCost, UAHAverage price per ton, UAH
712Б50.91172500PE Standard-AB
720Б469.172257236LLC Ekovtorresurs


Among the scrap sold are types 21 and 303. These are parts and mechanical parts of rolling stock. Among the buyers of raw materials are Standard-AB and Ekovtrorresurs LLC.

From the beginning of 2023, UZ successfully implemented 43.84 thousand tons of ferrous metal scrap worth UAH 203.97 million.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in 2022, Ukrainian Raiways successfully implemented 113.04 thousand scrap ferrous metals with a total value of UAH 669.98 million. This is 43.8% and 55.4% less, respectively, compared to 2021.

Among the main buyers of raw materials were:

  • Metinvest-Resources – 37 lots (33.28 thousand tons for UAH 178.1 million);
  • Dniprostal – 36 lots (30.34 thousand tons for UAH 155.66 million);
  • Ferolit – 16 lots (12.3 thousand tons for UAH 95.19 million).

In general, the railway year the operator planned to implement 170 thousand tons of scrap metal. The state company also intended to dismantle 13,000 wagons, the weight of which is partially included in the above figure.