The ministry of industrial policy notes lack of essential influence of restriction of supply of natural gas to the metallurgical enterprises on their present outputs.
About it journalists were reported by the minister of industrial policy Vladimir Novitsky.
He emphasized that outputs of the metallurgical enterprises in these conditions are limited not to volumes of gas delivered to them, and possibility of realization of the production in the world markets.
"These restrictions on gas don't influence significantly possibility of metallurgists to realize made production. All production is limited to sales in foreign markets", - Novitsky noted.
The minister emphasized that after observed in the first decade of November, 2008 of a minimum level of outputs became the Ukrainian enterprises (45 thousand tons per day) a level of production started raising and today makes 65-70 thousand tons per day.
It allowed to bring level of load of steel companies to 53-54% whereas in the first decade of November, 2008 it made 35%.
The minister also emphasized that the prices of all types of steel products in the world markets stopped the falling, and on separate types of production the rise in prices is observed.
As it was reported, at the beginning of January the industrial enterprises temporarily reduced gas consumption by 15 million cubic meters per day at the request of National joint stock company "Neftegaz of Ukraine" for balancing of operation of the gas transmission system of Ukraine.