April 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max March 573.05 874.33 April 560.66 874.33 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max March 657.96 740.57 April 657.96 806.03 Month Export,…

Ukrainian scrap exports in January-April 2013

According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, in January-April Ukraine did not export any steel scrap, while in the same period last year the country exported 184,025 tons of scrap.

In January-April Ukraine’s scrap imports increased 2.8 times YoY to 61,945 tons worth a total of $24.908 million. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian steel sector should meet European environmental standards

Ukrainian president Mr. Viktor Yanukovych during his visit to Zaporizhzhia region said that modernization of the mining and metallurgical complex should proceed in line with European environmental standards to make it possible to solve the environmental problems of the regions where MMC companies operate, and to start launching the relevant environmental programs. Mr. Yanukovych during…

Ukraine scrap export activity silent in Q1 2013

According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, in January-March 2013 Ukraine did not export any steel scrap, while in the same period of last year the country exported 123,900 tons of scrap.

In January-March of the current year Ukraine’s scrap imports increased by 84.6% YoY to 36,000 tons. (SteelGuru)

Zaporizhstal to double steel supplies to KCBW

Zaporizhstal has successfully adopted the production process of new types of roll formed sections made of stainless steel grade used for building Ukrainian railroad passenger cars and superfast electric trains, under the order forwarded by PJSC Kriukovskiy Coach Building Works (KCBW) to its Hot Rolling Strip Mill Production Shop. Zaporizhstal ships about 2000 tons of…

Zaporizhstal finish steel product up by 2.9% in April 2013

According to the company’s preliminary results, Zaporizhstal’s finished steel product output increased by 2.9% to 269,000 tons, while its crude steel production increased by 1.6% to 320,100 tons, both year on year basis.

In addition, in the given month Zaporizhstal saw a 2.6% YoY growth in its pig iron output to 270,300 tons. (SteelGuru)

March 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max February 528.01 860.35 March 528.01 860.35 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max February 637.56 857.34 March 688.50…

Ukraine Q1 steel pipe production slumps by 34.5% in March 2013

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, the country’s steel pipe output totaled 167,100 tons in March, jumping by 37.5% from a month ago.
In the first three months of this year the country’s steel pipe production amounted to 397,900 tons, falling by 34.5% YoY. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports up by 14.8% in January-February 2013

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, tn the January-February period of the current year Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products increased by 14.8% YoY to 1.854 million tons.Meanwhile, exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine increased by 16.8% in February compared to January to 999,070 tons.On the other hand, in January-February…