Ukrainian steel product exports down by 8% in January 2013

In January Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 7.7% YoY to 1.911 million tons. Ukraine registered a 34.8% decrease year on year in its steel product imports to 83,900 tons. (SteelGuru)

Khartsyzsk Pipe Works posts net profit of 273 million UAH for 2012

Ukrainian pipe producer Khartsyzsk Pipe Works, a subsidiary of Ukraine’s largest vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest, has posted a net profit of about UAH 272.891 million for 2012 compared to UAH 788.018 million in 2011.
Khartsyzsk Pipe Works is the leading Ukrainian producer of oil and gas tubes of large diameters. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian pig iron exports declined in January 2013

In January Ukrainian exports of pig iron decreased by 12.9% YoY to 139,150 tons. The total value of Ukraine’s pig iron exports in January was $47.73 million, down by 31.4% YoY.
In 2012 exports of pig iron from Ukraine increased by 10.9% compared to 2011, to 1.968 million tons. (SteelGuru)

Ukraine’s coke exports rose in January 2013

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in January Ukrainian exports of metallurgical coke increased by 23.1% YoY to 171,160 tons worth a total of $38.87 million.In 2012 Ukrainian exports of metallurgical coke increased by 29.7% YoY to 2.577 million tons totaling $628.51 million in value. In January 2013 Ukrainian imports of…

Ukraine’s long steel exports down by 5% in January 2013 from December 2012

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in January Ukrainian exports of long steel products decreased by 5.1% MoM to 481,120 tons totaling $301.92 million in value.
In January Ukraine registered a 2.5% decrease MoM in its long steel product imports to 28,120 tons worth a total of $27.7 million. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports up by 13% in January 2013 from December 2012

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine increased by 12.8% in January this year compared to last December to 855,100 tons worth a total of $418.27 million.In January imports of semi-finished steel products to Ukraine decreased by 83.4% compared to December 2012 to 3,360 tons…

Zaporizhstal sees increased production in February 2013

In February Ukrainian steelmaker Zaporizhstal’s finished steel product output increased by 14.3% to 247,000 tons, while its crude steel production increased by 7% to 294,800 tons both YoY.
According to the company’s preliminary results, in February Zaporizhstal saw a 3% YoY increase in its pig iron output to 247,600 tons. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian steel pipe output down by 43% in January-February 2013

In the January-February period of the current year Ukrainian companies produced 215,500 MT of steel pipes, down by 43% compared to the same period last year, according to the figures issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers. 
In February alone Ukraine’s steel pipe production decreased by 30.7% compared to January, to 121,600 MT. (SteelGuru)

Metinvest announces governance changes at MMKI and Ilyich Stal

Metinvest Group, an international vertically integrated group of mining and steel companies, announced changes in the governance structure of the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Ilyich Stal.Metinvest BV (the Netherlands) became a member of the supervisory boards of MMKI and Ilyich Stal as of February 15th, 2013. Metinvest BV will be the sole…

January 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARESUKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ANGLES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max December 618.09 878.99 646.82 832.31 January 602.56 838.61 610.78 832.31 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and…

Kremenchuk Steel Works to suspend production

Kremenchuk Steel Works, one of the largest cast iron producers in the CIS and the major semi-finished products supplier for Kryukiv Railcar Plant, stops its production from February 13 until the beginning of March 2013, the plant’s labor union informs. The plant representatives explained the decision with certification difficulties and sales complications. (SteelGuru) 

Ukraine makes progress in titanium export

In January the Ukrainian titanium industry raised titan ore and concentrate export 2.9 times YoY to almost 31,000 tons.
The Russian Federation, China and Czech Republic were among the key customers with 34.7%, 25.6% and 19.5% in total sales respectively. (SteelGuru)

Ukraine raised coke production by 23% YoY in January 2013

In the first month of 2013 Ukraine augmented coke production by 23.3% YoY to 171,500 tons. Ukraine raised coke import in January by 77.5% YoY to 119,900 tons. (SteelGuru)

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output down by 3% in January 2013

In January the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 536,500 tons, down by 3.35% YoY.In addition, in the given month ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 2.04% decrease YoY in its finished steel output to 469,900 tons, while pig iron production decreased by 1.07% YoY…