Ukraine: pipes output down in January-May 2015

In January-May major pipe companies of Ukraine produced 368.2 thousand tons of ferrous pipes, down by 40.1% YoY.

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in January-May 2015

In January-May Ukraine exported 377.11 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 0.6% YoY.

Ukraine: Sukhaya Balka ore exports up

Evraz Sukhaya Balka increases its share in the total export volumes to 50%.

Ukraine: pig iron export-import in January-May 2015

In January-May Ukraine exported 688.45 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 40% YoY.

Ukraine: iron ore raw materials export-import in January-May 2015

In January-May Ukrainian mining and metallurgical complex exported 18772.6 thousand tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 13.8% YoY.

Ukraine: Zaporozhogneupor refractories output up in May 2015

In May Zaporozhogneupor increased its output: that of magnesium wares – by 49%, that of refractory concretes and mixes – by 197%, and that of silicon carbide wares – by 44% YoY.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal VAT reimbursement settled electricity problems

After electric power supply to the works had been cut off, part of value-added tax in the amount of 204 million UAH (according to declaration for December 2014) was reimbursed to Zaporizhstal Integrated Iron and Steel Works. These funds were immediately transferred by the works in full to offset existing debt to public monopolies: Zaporizhoblenerho and National Joint-Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine. After appropriate financial arrangements Zaporizhoblenerho restored electric power supply to Zaporizhstal.

Ukraine: Metinvest halves its sales in Russia

Metinvest B.V. (the Netherlands), the parent company of the mining and metallurgical monopoly of Rinat Akhmetov Metinvest, in January-March reduced its sales in Russia by 57% YoY, to $69 million from $ 61 million.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: square billets (ordinary steel), April 2015

Ukrainian average maximal export prices are up by $10, Russian export prices – by $5-15.

Ukraine: semi-finished steel exports down in January-May 2015

In January-May Ukraine exported 3.74 million tons of semi-finished steel products, down by 32.1% YoY, worth a total of $129.56 million, down by 47.9% YoY.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (ordinary steel), April 2015

Export prices are up by $10.

Ukraine: metal output down in January-May 2015

In January-May Ukraine produced 8 million tons of finished steel, 9.24 million tons of crude steel and 8.36 million tons of pig iron, all down by 29.7%, 28.4% and 30.4% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: iron ore exports up in January-May 2015

In January-May Ukraine exported 18.77 million tons of iron ore, up by 13.8%, worth a total of $926.09 million, down by 44.1%, YoY.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: rolled wire (ordinary steel), April 2015

Average minimal export prices are up by $5.

Ukraine: scrap exports up in January-May 2015

In January-May Ukraine exported 509,361 tons of ferrous scrap metal, up by 58% YoY, worth a total of $126.284 million, up by 26% YoY.

Ukraine: ferrous metal export revenues down in January-May 2015

In January-May Ukraine exported $3.64 billion worth of ferrous metals, down by 39.4% YoY. In May alone, exports reached $727,314 million.

Ukraine: Svet Shakhtera profits slightly up in 2014

In 2014 Svet Shakhtera (Kharkiv) received 81.34 million UAH of profits.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: rounds (structural steel), squares (structural steel), April 2015

Ukraine: Ordzhonikidze Mine-Repairing Works net income down in 2014

In 2014 Ordzhonikidze Mine-Repairing Works (Dniepropetrovsk region) received 84 thousand UAH of profit.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: rounds (ordinary steel), squares (ordinary steel), April 2015

Ukraine: Marganets GOK turns losses into profit in 2014

In 2014 Marganets Mining and Processing Works (Dniepropetrovsk region) received 5.55 million UAH of profits.

Ukraine: Ordzhonikidze GOK profits in 2014

In 2014 Ordzhonikidze Mining and Processing Works (Dniepropetrovsk region) received 2.88 million UAH of profits.