Scrap metal of Ukrzaliznytsia

36 scrap lots could not be sold due to the lack of participants in the auctions

Ukrzaliznytsia (UZ) successfully held two auctions for the sale of scrap metal with a total weight of 326.93 tons for UAH 1.36 million. At the same time, it was planned to sell 38 scrap lots with a total weight of 20.54 thousand tons for UAH 82.08 million. This is evidenced by the information on the relevant auctions in the ProZorro.Sales system.

The main part of the auctions did not take place due to the lack of bidders. UZ failed to sell 20.2 thousand tons of scrap metal with a total value of UAH 80.7 million. The average price per ton in the auctions that took place was UAH 4.16 thousand.

Scrap lots sold by UZ at auctions on December 12, 2022

The lot numberWeight, tCost, UAHBuyerPrice per ton, UAH
674Б210.615874052.25Ukrmet-Invest LLC4150
685Б116.313486188.34Ukrmet-Invest LLC4180

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Ukrmet-Invest LLC became the buyer of scrap metal. Among the sold scrap are types 505 and 28. These are worn rolling stock parts.

As GMK Center reported earlier, from the beginning of 2022, UZ sold 129.7 thousand tons of scrap metal for UAH 776.8 million. In total for the year, the railway operator planned to implement 170 thousand tons of scrap, including 13 thousand railcars.

In 2021, Ukrzaliznytsia sold 201.2 thousand tons of scrap ferrous metals with a total value of UAH 1.503 billion. This is 38.8% more in monetary terms and 2.6 times more than in kind compared to 2020.

During the year, UZ managed to hold 84 auctions out of 210 published. Among the main buyers of raw materials are:

  • Dniprostal – 28 lots (82.2 thousand tons for UAH 631.4 million);
  • Metinvest-Resources – 26 lots (80.8 thousand tons for UAH 592.2 million);
  • Ferolit – 16 lots (13.8 thousand tons for 112.2 million UAH).