Ukraine: Metinvest EBITDA up in February 2017

In February Metinvest increased EBITDA 3.6-fold YoY, to $151 million.

According to the company statement, the result is down by 2.6% MoM.

The group revenues in February increased by 40.6% YoY, to $592 million, but decreased by 1% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Norilsk Nickel announces preliminary consolidated production results for Q1 2017

Norilsk Nickel, the largest refined nickel and palladium producer in the world, announces preliminary consolidated production results for the first quarter of 2017. First Vice-President – Chief Operating Officer, Sergey Dyachenko commented on the Q1 production results: “The decline in metal production volumes in the first quarter was scheduled as it was resulting primarily from…

Ukraine: Interpipe NTZ income down in 2016

In 2016 Interpipe Nizhnedneprovsk Pipe Works decreased net income by 11.6% YoY, to 5052.242 million UAH. The works net losses increased by 40.3%, to 1136.428 million UAH. Last year Interpipe NTZ produced 100.993 thousand tons of seamless pipes (96.994 thousand tons in 2015), 43.297 thousand tons of casing pipes (57.072 thousand tons), as well as…

Tajikistan: blackout cost TALCO $8 million in 2016

Last year’s blackout has reportedly cost the Tajik Aluminum Company (TALCO) more than $8 million. Over the first two months of this year, Tajik aluminum smelter has reduced aluminum production by 36.3% YoY, according to the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies (MoINT). In January-February, TALCO produced only 16,300 tons of primary aluminum, down by…

Russia: ferrous scrap imports from Kazakhstan up in January-February 2017

In January-February Russia imported 78.1 thousand tons of ferrous scrap from Kazakhstan, up 2.4-fold. This is also the highest result for the last several years.

Chelyabinsk region imported 46% of Kazakh scrap, Krasnoyarsk krai – 32%, and Saint Petersburg – 8%. (Ukrainian metal)