Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 12.8 thousand tons of lime

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has chosen the trading house Eco-Service for the delivery of 12.82 thousand tons of lime worth 34.75 million UAH in July-December.

The offer was accepted on June 21. Torgservice Company offered 36.56 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel output to rise in 2016

Ukrmetallurgprom believes that in 2016 Ukraine will produce 29 million tons of steel, up by 26.6% YoY, or by 6.1 million tons.

To produce this amount of steel metal companies will need 8.12 million tons of scrap. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel semis export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine exported $217.87 million worth of steel semi-finished products, with imports on the level of $0.99 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Egypt was the primary importer of Ukrainian steel semis in May ($63.81 million).

In January-May Ukraine exported $906.54 million worth of steel semis, while imports reached $4.9 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Kola sets up new storage facilities for inventories in Monchegorsk

Kola MMC (Norilsk Nickel affiliate) has delivered an upgraded central storage facility for inventories with an approximate area of 3 thousand square meters at its Monchegorsk site. A hired contractor remodeled the layout of the building, overhauled the flooring, and modernized lighting and heating systems. To improve efficiency of floor space utilization, the on-the-floor storage…

Ukraine: Azovstal exercises staff to deal with accidents

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works has initiated exercises to check the effectiveness of interaction between emergency services and the staff in case of an accident.

The works divisions will enact evacuation and rescue, safe mode operation and elimination of accidents. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: flat rolled metal export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine exported $154.07 million worth of flat rolled metal, with imports on the level of $45.38 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia was the largest importer of flats in May ($23.97 million).

In January-May Ukraine exported $670.6 million worth of flat rolled metal, while imports totaled $186.42 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel pipes export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine exported $31.48 million worth of steel pipes, with imports on the level of $6.34 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia was the major importer of pipes ($6.31 million).

In January-May Ukraine exported $153.68 million worth of steel pipes, while imports reached $50.71 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: cold-rolled coils, May 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.166*

min

max

April

327

426

May

409

495

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.05.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest-SMC to supply construction material to Ukrzaliznytsia

Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) has chosen Metinvest-SMC to supply 25.4 thousand tons of construction materials worth 616.05 million UAH.

In particular, the railroad intends to buy 25435 tons of sections, encased piles and construction elements of railroad and tramways of hot-treated steel. Metinvest-SMC has to deliver the products by the year-end. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine exported $150.18 million worth of long rolled metal products, with imports on the level of $14.42 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia was the largest importer of Ukrainian long rolled metal in May ($21.17 million). In January-May Ukraine exported $675.77 million worth of long rolled metal products, while imports totaled…