Metals of Ukraine & Russia: round billets (structural steel), November 2014

Month Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH14.969*
min max
October 401.57 401.57
November 401.57 401.57

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.11.14 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: round billets (ordinary steel), November 2014

Month Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH14.969*
min max
October 401.57 520.16
November 401.57 502.13

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.11.14 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

Ukraine ups steel pipes output in November 2014

In November Ukraine produced 104 thousand tons of steel pipes, up by 16.9%, or by 15 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukrainian manganese output down in November 2014

In November Ukraine produced 148 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 8.6%, or by 14 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukrainian power shortage hits production at Ferrexpo

Ukrainian iron ore miner Ferrexpo has cut its December production outlook due to lower power supplies and will reduce spot sales to give priority to long-term contracts if the situation continues in the first quarter of 2015.

Ukrainian iron ore output up in November 2014

In November Ukraine produced 7017 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, up by 0.2%, or by 13 thousand tons, MoM.

Brazil places antidumping duties on boron-added steel plate from Ukraine

Brazil will charge antidumping penalties on boron-added steel plate from China and Ukraine, Brazil’s Secex foreign trade bureau has decided, adding the product to such penalties on painted heavy plates.

Ukrainian steel output down in November 2014

In November Ukraine produced 1824 thousand tons of steel, down by 5%, or by 97 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukrainian pig iron output down in November 2014

In November Ukraine produced 1636 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 1.7%, or by 28 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukrainian rolled metal output down in November 2014

In November Ukraine produced 1603 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 2.4%, or by 39 thousand tons MoM.

Ukrainian ferrous scrap export-import up in October 2014

In October Ukraine exported $30.73 million worth of ferrous metals scrap with imports on the level of $2.39 million.

Ukraine to cut steel output

In 2014 Ukrainian metallurgical companies are expected to cut steel production by 16.8%, to 27.2 million tons, YoY, while in 2015 – by 0.7% compared to the forecast figures for this year, to 27 million tons.

Ukraine to cut currency income from metal exports

Ukraine at the end of 2014 could cut currency income from exports of ferrous metal products (iron ore, pig iron, rolled steel and pipes) by13.6%, to $16.05 billion YoY ($18.57 billion in 2013), and by 14.1% in 2015, to 413.794 billion.

Ukrainian ferroalloys output up in January-November 2014

In January-November Ukrainian companies produced 983.4 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 25.4% YoY.

Ukrainian pipes export profits rise

In October Ukraine exported $72.69 million worth of steel pipes with imports on the level of $7.57 million.

Ukrainian coking coal mining down in January-November 2014

In January-November Ukrainian coal companies mined 61498.4 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down by 19.2% YoY.

Russia to sell Ukrainian Dneprometiz

Russian Severstal is selling its Dneprometiz works in Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

Mariupol Ilyich metal output down in January-November 2014

In January-November Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works (Donetsk region), a part of the Metinvest group, produced 2.99 million tons of rolled metal, down by 22.1% YoY.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal IISW introduced QR coding system of products

Zaporizhstal Integrated Iron and Steel Works is one of the first Ukrainian iron and steel plants that introduced QR-coding system of finished products based on SAP Mobile Inventory Management system. This system enables to operate automatically inventory procedures and finished goods shipment.

Ukraine November coal output down by 44% year on year to 4.12 million mt

Ukraine’s coal production in November was down 44% year on year to 4.12 million mt in November, which was 4.2% higher than October, an energy and coal industry ministry official said Wednesday, citing preliminary figures.

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih output down in January-November 2014

In January-November ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 5.09 million tons of rolled metal, down by 1.3% YoY.

Azovstal output down in January-November 2014

In January-November Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, produced 3.02 million tons of rolled metal, down by 24.5% YoY.