Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works to upgrade rolled steel unit

Ukrainian steelmaker Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, plans to start upgrading its rolled metal unit.
The upgrade, which will cost UAH 1.5 billion, will make possible an increase in rolled metal production to 1.95 million tons a year from 700,000 tons at present. (Bloomberg)

Ukrainian coke and steel producers battling proposal to restrict coal imports

Ukraine’s coke and steel producers are battling a recent proposal from the energy and coal industry ministry to restrict imports of coal.
The ministry has recently asked Prime Minister Mr. Nikolai Azarov to restrict imports of coal amid concerns there are 400,000 tons of domestically produced thermal coal accumulated in stocks. (Ukrainian Journal)

January 2012

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increases production in January 2012

ArcelorMittal’s Ukrainian unit said steel production rose by 22.7% in January from the same month a year earlier.
Production jumped to 549,200 tons from 447,300 tons in January 2011. (Bloomberg)

Ukrainian pig iron exports up by 20% YoY in 2011

In 2011 Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 19.8% YoY to 1.774 million tons.
In December 2011 exports of pig iron from Ukraine increased by 38.6% compared to November to 246,900 tons.
In 2011 Ukraine’s imports of pig iron decreased by 32.2% YoY to 43,700 tons. (Steel Orbis)

Ukraine boosts steel output by 6% in 2011

Ukraine boosted its production of crude steel by 5.7% to 35.3 million tons in 2011. Ukraine is the world’s eighth largest steel producer. The world crude steel production reached 1.527 billion tones in 2011 increasing by 6.8% YoY.
Ukraine produced 33.5 million tons of steel in 2010, a 12.4% increase from 2009. (Unian.net)

Ukrainian finished steel output to drop slightly in February 2012

In February 2012 Ukrainian crude steel production will rise by 1.1% compared to December 2011 to 2.790 million tos.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.350 million tons in February, down by 1.01% compared to December, while production of rolled steel is expected to be 2.5 million tons, down by 1.96% compared to December. In…

December 2011

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max November 388.25 512.48 513.15 525.67 December 388.25 512.48 513.15 525.67 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max November 425.00 430.00 425.00 435.00 December 435.00…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih crude steel output in 2011 down by 7% YoY

In 2011 the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 5.720 million tons, down by 7% compared to 2010.last year ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih registered an 8.5% decrease year on year in its finished steel output to 4.937 million tons. During the period in question, pig…