Ukraine: Dneprospetsstal ups output in March 2015

In March Dneprospetsstal electrometallurgical works named after Kuzmin produced 24099 tons of steel, up by 40% MoM.

Ukraine: Centravis to supply pipes to Australia

Centravis Production Ukraine, the largest exporter of seamless stainless steel pipes in the country, has received an order from Australia. The company hopes for a long-term cooperation with that country.

Ukraine: Azovstal received profit in Q1 2015

In January-March Azovstal Iron and Steel Works (Mariupol, Donetsk region) received 952.77 million UAH of profit.

Ukraine: AMKR to decrease rolled metal cost price

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih plans to decrease its rolled metal cost price by $60-65 per ton.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal invested $120 million in production modernization in 2014

Zaporizhstal, a part of the Metinvest Group, in 2014 invested about $120 million in production modernization, Zaporizhstal CEO Rostyslav Shurma said at a meeting with U.S. Embassy representatives in Ukraine.

Ukraine: iron ore output up in March 2015

In March Ukraine produced 6714 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, up by 13%, or by 770 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: AMKR exported 86% of its products in 2014

In 2014 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih exported 86% of its products.

Ukraine: Azovelektrostal sees billion losses in 2014

In 2014 Azovelektrostal (Mariupol, Donetsk region) received 2.34 billion UAH of losses.

Ukraine: US antidumping duties for pipe manufacturers lifted

US decided to withdraw its anti-dumping duties for Ukrainian producers of pipes, steel, and chemical business.

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in January-March 2015

In March Ukraine exported $77.02 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $6.08 million.

Ukraine: Makeevka sees losses in Q1 2015

In January-March Makeevka Metal Works (Donetsk region) received 853.18 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: steel output up in March 2015

In March Ukraine produced 1696 thousand tons of steel, up by 6.8%, or by 108 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: Parliament to revise iron ore mines privatization

Ukraine’ Parliament members are mulling a review for privatization of large state enterprises, including state iron ore holding, Ukrrudprom. The head of the privatization committee at the Parliament Boris Filatov claims there have been certain law violations during the privatization process (in 2004-2005). The General Prosecutor’s office has initiated a case regarding privatization of Ukrrudprom in 2004, according to Filatov.

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SCRAP (grade 2A), MARCH 2015

Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH23.443*
min max
February 146 165
March 178 180

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SCRAP (grade 3A), MARCH 2015

Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, $1/RUR58.464*
min max
February 162 216
March 166 205

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: COLD-ROLLED COILS (structural steel), MARCH 2015

Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH23.443*
min max
February 315.66 382.86
March 432.02 509.90

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: COLD-ROLLED COILS (ordinary steel), MARCH 2015

Ukrainian export prices are down by $15-25, Russian – by $15-20.