Metinvest output to fall in 2014

Metinvest Group of Companies forecasts the decrease of its output in 2014 by 10% from the planned volumes.

Ukrainian steel output up in October 2014

In October Ukraine produced 1921 thousand tons of steel, up by 6.3%, or by 114 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukrainian ferroalloys exports up in October 2014

In October Ukraine exported $93.75 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports reaching $13.59 million.

Ukraine may take out 2MT of coal from Donbas – Mr Demchishin

Mr Volodymyr Demchishin, Ukraine’s newly-appointed minister of energy and coal mining industry, said that Ukraine may take out about 2 million tons of coal from the conflict-hit Donbas region.

Ukraine’s export values of semi finished steel products in Oct

According to data released by Metallurgprom industry association, Ukraine’s export values of semi finished steel products in October totaled USD 263 million and the import values amounted to USD 5.79 million.

Ukrainian coal mining down in October 2014

In October Ukraine (not counting the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea) mined 2.3 million tons of coal, down by 58.8% YoY.

Ukrainian rolled metal market to shrink

According to Metinvest Group of Companies, in 2015 Ukrainian rolled metal market would shrink by 15%.

Ukrainian metal output in January-November 2014

In January-November Ukrainian metal companies produced 25.24 million tons of carbon steel, down by 15.9% YoY.

Ukraine’s long rolled products export-import operations in October 2014

In October Ukraine exported $201.3 million worth of long rolled products with imports on the level of $22.59 million.

Ukrainian steel pipes output down in October 2014

In October Ukraine produced 89 thousand tons of steel pipes, down by 6.3%, or by 6 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal Steel Works increases steel products shipment by water transport

Due to the strategic partnership with Ukrrichflot JSSC, during the shipping season of 2014 Zaporizhstal Steel Works shipped to consumers 850 thousand tons of steel products (in 2013 – 509,000 tonnes) via Ukrainian river ports (Zaporizhzhya, Mykolayiv, Kherson river ports). Moreover, the major part of the Works’ steel products over 700,000 tonnes (about 82%) was sent to consumers via Zaporizhzhya river port.

Ukraine: Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant output up in October 2014

In October Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant (NZF, Dniepropetrovsk region) produced 1.3 thousand tons of ferromanganese, up by 18.2%, or by 0.2 thousand tons, MOM.

Ukrainian steel semis export-import operations in October 2014

In October Ukraine exported $263.46 million worth of steel semi-finished products, with imports on the level of $5.79 million.

Ukraine ups pig iron output in October 2014

In October Ukraine produced 1664 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 8.5%, or by 131 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine to procure 5.4 million tons of ferrous scrap in 2014

In 2014 Ukraine will procure 5.4 million tons of ferrous metals scrap.

Donetsk ferrous metals exports down in 9 months of 2014

In January-September Donetsk region exports decreased by 21.6%, to $7379.1 million, YoY.

Ukraine crisis: the latest developments – coal, power, steel and iron ore industries

The latest analysis from Wood Mackenzie focuses on the crisis in Ukraine, and the growing challenges affecting the coal, power and steelmaking space.

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih opens up a warehouse in Western Ukraine

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has opened its fourth metal products warehouse – now in Ternopil.

Ukrainian flats export-import operations in October 2014

In October Ukraine exported $247.2 million worth of flat rolled products, with imports on the level of $69.55 million.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: silicomanganese, October 2014

Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR43.3943* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH15.1461*
Min max min max
September 1005.12 1132.06 1012.36 1088.02
October 1052.85 1202.58 993.66 1029.15

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.10.14 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)