In 2013 Ukraine decreased metal imports

In 2013 Ukraine imported 1687 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 5.3% YoY, 13 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 61.8%, and 164 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 1.2% YoY. In comparison with 2012 the following changes in imports volumes have taken place: Ukraine imported 10.7% less of long rolled products and…

Ukraine increased ferroalloys output in Q1 2014

In January-March ferroalloy companies produced 260 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 43% YoY.


In particular, silicomanganese output rose by 32.5%, to 190.5 thousand tons, ferromanganese production went up by 20.6%, to 25.2 thousand tons, and ferrosilicon manufacture increased 2.7 times, to 44.3 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

March 2014

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Ferrexpo increases pellets output

In the first quarter of 2014 UK-based Ferrexpo plc, owner of the Poltava and Yeristovo mining and processing works (PGOK and EGOK respectively), increased pellets output by 10.4%, to 2.8 million tons. In particular, in the first quarter the company increased output of pellets of its own raw materials by 9.2%, to 2.7 million tons,…

January-February 2014 saw increase in ferroalloys output

In January-February Ukrainian ferroalloy companies increased output by 51.7%, to 172.2 thousand tons, YoY. In particular, silicomanganese production increased by 34.4%, to 125.8 thousand tons, that of ferromanganese – by 27.2%, to 17.3 thousand tons, while ferrosilicone (45%) output rose 4.6 times, to 29.1 thousand tons. Ukrainian mining-metallurgical companies increased manganese concentrate output by 42.9%,…

UGOK decreased output in March 2014

In March South Mining and Processing Works (UGOK) decreased its concentrate output by 0.55%, to 887.1 thousand tons, YoY. Sinter production went down by 14.9%, to 200 thousand tons. In January-March UGOK increased concentrate output by 5.65%, to 2736.4 thousand tons, YoY. Sinter production fell by 12.11%, to 617 thousand tons. Decrease in concentrate output…

February 2014

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/RUR36.0501* min max January 444.38 776.70 February 454.23 718.44 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH9.9863* min max January 440.90 548.67 February 482.86 560.87 Month Export,…

Ukraine increased coal mining in February 2014

In February Ukraine’s coal mining increased by 0.4%, to 5.1 million tons, as compared with February 2013.

February coal mining results inreased by 0.3% MoM.

In January-February Ukraine mined 10.1 million tons of coal, up by 0.2% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Rolled metal outout decreased in February 2014

In February in Ukraine steel manufacture (without continuous-cast semi-products) decreased by 16.5%, to 1053 thousand tons, YoY, but increased by 2.4% MoM. In January-February Ukraine produced 2082 thousand tons of steel, down by 19% YoY. Continuous-cast semi-products output decreased in February by 7.7% YoY, to 1341 thousand tons, and again by 7.7% MoM. In January-February…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to seek new markets

ArcelorMIttal Kriviy Rih has changed its target markets, by increasing exports due to the demand fall on the local market. According to ArcelorMittal head Lakshmi Mittal, “Ukrainian domestic market has collapsed. While manufactirng processes carry on, we export larger lots of rolled metal, than planned”. ArcelorMittal has also changed its forecasts on CIS steel consumption.…

In January-February 2014 Ukraine increased ferroalloys output

In January-February Ukrainian ferroalloy companies increased their output by 51.7%, to 172.2 thousand tons, YoY. In particular, silicomanganese production went up by 34.4%, to 125.8 thousand tons, ferromanganese manufacture  increased by 27.2%, to 17.3 thousand tons, while ferrosilicon output rose 4.6 times, to 29.1 thousand tons. In addition to that manganese concentrate output increased by…

Energomashspetsstal to supply rolls to ArcelorMittal European companies

Energomashspetsstal (EMSS) is to produce a large batch of rolls for the largest metal corporation ArcelorMittal. The rolls will be supplied to four metal works of the Falt Carbon Europe group: ArcelorMittal Poland, ArcelortMittal Fos-sur-Mer (France), ArcelorMittal Bremen (Germany) and ArcelorMittal Gent (Belgium). EMSS will produce rolls for hot-rolled mills with the total weight of…