In March 2014 Ukraine decreased pig iron output

In March pig iron manufacture dropped by 13.7%, or by 302 thousand tons, to 2502 thousand tons, MoM.

In January-March pig iron output decreased by 3.3%, or by 238 thousand tons, to 7040 thousand tons, YoY.

In February pig iron manufacture totaled 2200 thousand tons, down by 5.9% or 138 thousand tons MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Donetsk region metal output in March 2014

In March Donetsk region increased all its metal output: pig iron manufacture rose by 22.8%, steel production increased by 17.5%, while rolled metal output rose by 26.2%, MoM.


In January-March metal companies of the Donetsk region produced 3.1 million tons of pig iron, up by 1.7% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
 

Ukraine increases manganese concentrate output in Q1 2014

In January-March Ordzhonikidze and Marganets Mining and Processing Works (OGOK and MGOK respectively), that mine and process manganese ore, increased their total output of manganese concentrate by 11.4%, to 183.3 thousand tons, YoY. OGOK didn’t work in January-February 2013 and 2014, while MGOK was idle in December 2013 and February 2014. In three months MGOK…

In 2013 Ukraine decreased metal imports

In 2013 Ukraine imported 1687 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 5.3% YoY, 13 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 61.8%, and 164 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 1.2% YoY. In comparison with 2012 the following changes in imports volumes have taken place: Ukraine imported 10.7% less of long rolled products and…

Ukraine increased ferroalloys output in Q1 2014

In January-March ferroalloy companies produced 260 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 43% YoY.


In particular, silicomanganese output rose by 32.5%, to 190.5 thousand tons, ferromanganese production went up by 20.6%, to 25.2 thousand tons, and ferrosilicon manufacture increased 2.7 times, to 44.3 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

March 2014

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Ferrexpo increases pellets output

In the first quarter of 2014 UK-based Ferrexpo plc, owner of the Poltava and Yeristovo mining and processing works (PGOK and EGOK respectively), increased pellets output by 10.4%, to 2.8 million tons. In particular, in the first quarter the company increased output of pellets of its own raw materials by 9.2%, to 2.7 million tons,…

January-February 2014 saw increase in ferroalloys output

In January-February Ukrainian ferroalloy companies increased output by 51.7%, to 172.2 thousand tons, YoY. In particular, silicomanganese production increased by 34.4%, to 125.8 thousand tons, that of ferromanganese – by 27.2%, to 17.3 thousand tons, while ferrosilicone (45%) output rose 4.6 times, to 29.1 thousand tons. Ukrainian mining-metallurgical companies increased manganese concentrate output by 42.9%,…

UGOK decreased output in March 2014

In March South Mining and Processing Works (UGOK) decreased its concentrate output by 0.55%, to 887.1 thousand tons, YoY. Sinter production went down by 14.9%, to 200 thousand tons. In January-March UGOK increased concentrate output by 5.65%, to 2736.4 thousand tons, YoY. Sinter production fell by 12.11%, to 617 thousand tons. Decrease in concentrate output…

February 2014

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR36.0501* min max January 444.38 776.70 February 454.23 718.44 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH9.9863* min max January 440.90 548.67 February 482.86 560.87 Month Export,…