Metals of Ukraine & Russia: squares (ordinary steel), August 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.489*

min

max

July

418

418

August

418

418

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.08.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: Volynugol to be reorganized

The new director of Volynugol Alexander Zorin could reorganize the enterprise, according to the Volyn regional state administration (RSA) chairman Vladimir Gunchik. He said Zorin had to prepare the reorganization plan by October 10-11. Then it will have to be approved of at Novovolynsk city council, Volyn RSA and the Ministry of energy and coal…

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 2a), July 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, FCA, $1/UAH24.798*

min

max

June

149

154

July

139

144

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.07.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Russia: zinc and lead output down in August 2016

In January-August Russia decreased raw lead output by 4.6% YoY, while that of raw zinc increased by 4.4%.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in August raw lead output dropped by 18.2% YoY, while that of zinc – by 10.1%. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Centravis pipes used at most NPPs and TPPS

On October 10, the national nuclear energy-generating company Energoatom plans to buy 530.48 million UAH worth of equipment to repair refrigerators of the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant. It plans to use welded pipes, which could lead to the second Chernobyl. According to the Centravis Production Ukraine regional sales department director Denis Knyazhentsev, the company pipes…

Russia: Siberia to see another rolled metal price increase

In October-November metal products in Siberia will become more expensive.

According to Andrei Sosedko, head of Ferrum, hot-rolled metal price will go up because of the world markets price increase.

The November rise is explained by the coking coal price increase, as it constitutes 20% of the metal prime cost. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: bars (structural steel), July 2016

Month

Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR67.05*

min

max

June

477

477

July

477

477

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.07.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)