According to the information issued by the Ukrainian Ministry of Economy, up to March 1st 2010, Ukraine utilized 12.48% of its annual quota for rebar exports to Russia and 48.87% of its yearly quota for cold-rolled steel exports to the same destination, supplying a total of 49,901 tons and 102,620 tons respectively.
According to the agreement between Russia and Ukraine, the 2010 annual quota for Ukraine regarding rebar exports to Russia is 400,000 tons up from 363,000 tons in 2009. The quota is for the 12 months from January 1st 2010 to December 31st 2010.
According to the agreement signed between the countries, Ukraine yearly quota for cold-rolled exports to Russia stands at 210,000 tons for the 12 months from July 1st 2009 to June 30th 2010. (SteelOrbis)