Euroasian Economic Commission has informed of the prolongation of the antidumping investigation of hot-rolled carbon and alloyed steel rods, produced in Ukraine and exported to the Customs Union.
In January Ukrainian metal companies produced 1.87 million tons of carbon steel, down by 25.2% YoY.
In January Dneprospetsstal electrometallurgical works (Zaporozhye) produced 15.76 million tons of steel, down by 10.6% MoM.
In January Ukraine imported $37.42 million worth of coke with exports on the level of $1.74 million.
In 2014 Ukraine imported 1.14 million tons of rolled metal as opposed to 1.69 million tons in 2013 (68%).
In January Ukraine exported $66.91 million worth of steel pipes, with exports on the level of $5.09 million.
In 2014 Ukrainian metal companies exported 24.3 million tons of metal products, down by 7.6% YoY, worth $12.6 billion, down by 11.3% YoY.
In January Ukraine imported $12.09 million worth of manganese ore, while exports totaled $0.09 million.
In January Ukraine exported $206.53 million worth of iron ore, with imports totaling $14.77 million.
In January Ukraine exported $158.82 million worth of long rolled products, while imports reached $7.34 million.
Ukrainian government has shortened the list of metal wares the export and import of which has to be licensed.
In January Ukraine exported $141.04 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $8.88 million.
In January Ukraine exported $240.88 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports totaled $1.56 million.
In January Ukrainian by-product coke plants produced 900 thousand tons of metallurgical coke (6% density), down by 39.6% YoY, but up by 1.1% MoM.
Since the end of January HMS 1&2 (80:20) has fallen in price by 25% and is now sold at $255-263/t CIF.
In January Ukraine exported $153.95 million worth of flat rolled products, with imports on the level of $27.16 million.
In January Ukraine exported $41.33 million worth of pig iron, while imports reached $0.54 million.
In January Nikopol Ferroalloys Plant (NZF) produced 0.9 thousand tons of ferromanganese, down by 76.9%, or by 3 thousand tons, MoM.
In January Ukraine produced 30.8 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 76.7%, or by 101.5 thousand tons, MoM.
In January Ukraine exported $11.82 million worth of ferrous scrap, while imports reached $0.39 million.