Ukraine increased coal mining in February 2014

In February Ukraine’s coal mining increased by 0.4%, to 5.1 million tons, as compared with February 2013.

February coal mining results inreased by 0.3% MoM.

In January-February Ukraine mined 10.1 million tons of coal, up by 0.2% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Rolled metal outout decreased in February 2014

In February in Ukraine steel manufacture (without continuous-cast semi-products) decreased by 16.5%, to 1053 thousand tons, YoY, but increased by 2.4% MoM. In January-February Ukraine produced 2082 thousand tons of steel, down by 19% YoY. Continuous-cast semi-products output decreased in February by 7.7% YoY, to 1341 thousand tons, and again by 7.7% MoM. In January-February…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to seek new markets

ArcelorMIttal Kriviy Rih has changed its target markets, by increasing exports due to the demand fall on the local market. According to ArcelorMittal head Lakshmi Mittal, “Ukrainian domestic market has collapsed. While manufactirng processes carry on, we export larger lots of rolled metal, than planned”. ArcelorMittal has also changed its forecasts on CIS steel consumption.…

In January-February 2014 Ukraine increased ferroalloys output

In January-February Ukrainian ferroalloy companies increased their output by 51.7%, to 172.2 thousand tons, YoY. In particular, silicomanganese production went up by 34.4%, to 125.8 thousand tons, ferromanganese manufacture  increased by 27.2%, to 17.3 thousand tons, while ferrosilicon output rose 4.6 times, to 29.1 thousand tons. In addition to that manganese concentrate output increased by…

Energomashspetsstal to supply rolls to ArcelorMittal European companies

Energomashspetsstal (EMSS) is to produce a large batch of rolls for the largest metal corporation ArcelorMittal. The rolls will be supplied to four metal works of the Falt Carbon Europe group: ArcelorMittal Poland, ArcelortMittal Fos-sur-Mer (France), ArcelorMittal Bremen (Germany) and ArcelorMittal Gent (Belgium). EMSS will produce rolls for hot-rolled mills with the total weight of…

Metal output results for January-February 2014

In January-February Ukraine decreased steel output by 10%, to 4.89 million tons, YoY. Rolled metal output decreased by 8%, to 4.4 million tons. Pig iron production dropped by 5%, to 4.54 million tons. Coke output in January-February decreased by 3%, to 2.83 million tons. In 2013 metal companies produced 29.11 million tons of pig iron,…

UGOK increased concentrate output in February 2014

In February the South Mining and Processing Works (UGOK) increased its concentrate output by 8.16%, to 871.8 thousand tons, YoY.


Sinter output in February decreased by 8.9%, to 210 thousand tons. Sinter output decrease is explained by the sinter machine overhaul. The overhaul will result in the increase of the sinter quality. (Ukrainian metal)

Zaporizhstal increases output

In January-February 2014  Zaporizhstal increased its pig iron output by 0.3%, to 528.2 thousand tons, that of steel – by 0.2%, to 626.5 thousand tons, and rolled metal by 4.9%, to 555.6 thousand tons, all YoY.In February the works produced 244.5 thousand tons of pig iron, 289.6 thousand tons of steel and 263.2 thousand tons…

Ukraine to increase coke imports in 2014

In 2013 Ukraine produced around 17.6 million tons of coke, down by 7.1%, or 1.3 million tons, YoY. While coke consumption decreased by 2.8%. According to the experts, in 2014 Ukraine would produce about 17.7 million tons of coke (up by 0.6%). The expected coke import volumes are 550 thousand tons (up by 10%), while…

January 2014

UKRAINE&;RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&;RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&;RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&;RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS  UKRAINE&;RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max December 546.65 782.70 January 555.97 782.70 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max December 678.36 729.43 January 678.36 729.43 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max December…

Ferrexpo plc results in January 2014

In January Ferrexpo plc (UK), controlling Poltava and Yeristov Mining Processing Complexes (PGOK and EGOK), increased iron ore concentrate output by 10.9%, to 1.197 million tons, as compared with January 2013. That marks the maximum result since August 1983 when the company entered the business and PGOK produced 1.188 million tons. In January PGOK produced…

In 2013 Ukrainian pig iron and ferroalloys exports increased

Ukrainian pig iron and ferroalloys export in 2013 went up by 1.1%, to $1.7 billion. Pig iron export constituted $823 million, while ferroalloys export was on the level of $906 million. At the same time Ukraine imported $6 million worth of pig iron and $318 million worth of ferroalloys. Ukraine traded with 8 countries. The…

In 2013 Ukraine earned less on ferrous metals exports

In 2013 Ukraine decreased its ferrous metal exports by 6.4%, to $14.32 billion, as compared with 2012. Ferrous metals export share reached 22.6% in the total export volume. Metal wares exports decreased by 8.7%, to $2.59 billion, and totalled 4.1% in the total export volumes. In December 2013 ferrous metals exports reached $1.223 billion, while…

In 2013 Ukraine exported $5295.44 million worth of steel half-products

In 2013 Ukraine’s exports of steel half-products totalled $5295.44 million, while imports reached $73.75 million. In December 2013 Ukraine exported steel half-products for $513.04 million and imported for $3.74 million. The main importers of Ukrainian steel half-products in December 2013 were Egypt ($98.87 million) and Turkey ($98.37 million). In November 2013 Ukraine exported steel half-products…