METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: BEAMS (ordinary steel), CHANNEL (ordinary steel), JANUARY 2015

Ukrainian export prices are down by $13-17, Russian – by $35-50.

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: ROUNDS (structural steel), SQUARES (structural steel), JANUARY 2015

Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR56.258* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH15.769* min max min max December 2014 277.82 436.68 533.18 542.52 January 2015 277.82 436.68 533.18 542.52 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.01.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.…

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: ROUNDS (ordinary steel), SQUARES (ordinary steel), JANUARY 2015

Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR56.258* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH15.769* min max min max December 2014 277.82 436.68 452.93 542.52 January 2015 277.82 436.68 452.93 542.52 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.01.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.…

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE (ordinary steel), JANUARY 2015

Export prices are down by $5.

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS (ordinary steel), JANUARY 2015

Export prices are down by $5-15.

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS (structural steel), JANUARY 2015

Month Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH15.769*
min max
December 2014 445.75 445.75
January 2015 445.75 445.75

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.01.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS (ordinary steel), JANUARY 2015

Month Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH15.769*
min max
December 2014 445.75 500.29
January 2015 445.75 500.29

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.01.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: STEELMAKING PIG IRON, JANUARY 2015

Ukrainian export prices are up by $15-40, Russian – by $25-30.

Ukraine: Central GOK profits halved in 2014

In 2014 Central Mining and Processing Works (Central GOK, Dniepropetrovsk region), a part of the Metinvest group, decreased its net profit by 51.2%, to 767.85 million UAH YoY.

Ukraine: pig iron output down in January 2015

In January Ukraine produced 1720 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 3%, or by 54 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: Metinvest SMC opens new warehouse in Dniepropetrovsk

Metinvest SMC, Metinvest Group’s wholesale and retail sales channel in Ukraine, opened a new warehouse to hold a buffer stock of pipe products and a retail metal center.

Ukraine: Energomashspetsstal to make products for Europe companies

Energomashstpetsstal (EMSS) will produce a large batch of billets for three European companies. The total weight of the billets will reach3875.6 tons.

Ukraine: steel mills’ pretax loss 84.4% up due to credit tightening

The pretax losses of Ukrainian metal companies (negative financial results from ordinary activities before taxation) rose by 84.4%, to UAH 22.5 billion, from UAH 12.2 billion as of the end of 2014, according to preliminary data.

Ukraine: iron ore output up in January 2015

In January Ukraine produced 6612 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, up by 7%, or by 431 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: ferroalloy production down in January 2015

In January Ukrainian ferroalloy companies produced 82.6 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 0.5% YoY.