Average salary of Donetsk region metallurgists exceeded UAH 20 thousand

The metallurgical complex has been and remains a key sector of the economy of the Donetsk region. In May this year, the level of remuneration of metallurgists in the region amounted to about 20 thousand hryvnia. 

According to the Main Department of Statistics in the Donetsk region , in January-May 2021, 30.3 thousand people, or every fifth industrial worker, were employed at metallurgical and finished metal products in the region. 

“Their average monthly salary was UAH 18,962, which is 11.3% more than in January-May 2020. In May 2021, the level of wages of metallurgists reached UAH 20,191, ”it was reported.

Enterprises of metallurgical production and production of finished metal products in January-May 2021 sold products worth 76.0 billion hryvnia, which amounted to 53.3% of the total sales of industrial products in the region and 32.6% of sold products of the metallurgical complex of Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol and part of the temporarily occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions).

From the export of ferrous metals in January-May 2021 received $ 1,963.2 million, which compared to January-May of the previous year is more by $ 720.1 million, or 57.9%, and amounted to 83.9% of foreign exchange earnings from the export deliveries of all goods by economic entities of the region and 40.0% of the export of ferrous metals in Ukraine.

Since the beginning of 2021, there has been a trend favorable for exporters to increase prices in foreign markets for the sale of ferrous metals.

In January-May, the weighted average price of a ton of metal exported by regional enterprises increased by 42.1% compared to the same period in 2020, which made it possible to receive an additional $ 581.3 million in foreign currency earnings. Its growth due to an 11.2% increase in the physical volume of exports of ferrous metals amounted to $ 138.8 million.

The total volume of production in metallurgical production and production of finished metal products in January-May 2021 compared to January-May of the previous year increased by 10.5%.

Earlier it was reported that m ariupolskih eve of the professional holiday of metallurgists awarded marks of distinction and thanked on stage drama theater .

Representatives of local authorities personally congratulated and noted the enormous contribution to the development of the city of workers of metallurgical plants.

(c)MRPL CITY 2021

One comment

  • onlyfactsplease

    Out of curiosity, I searched the web for the average salary in occupied Donbas and Crimea, but so far it was a futile effort. The only info is to be found on Numbeo and for Crimea and seems to be from 2017 (according to the comments there). It is listed as 32000 rubbles or 11,652.9 Hryvnias.

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