March 2013

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 UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max February 528.01 860.35 March 528.01 860.35 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max February 637.56 857.34 March 688.50…

Ukraine Q1 steel pipe production slumps by 34.5% in March 2013

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, the country’s steel pipe output totaled 167,100 tons in March, jumping by 37.5% from a month ago.
In the first three months of this year the country’s steel pipe production amounted to 397,900 tons, falling by 34.5% YoY. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports up by 14.8% in January-February 2013

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, tn the January-February period of the current year Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products increased by 14.8% YoY to 1.854 million tons.Meanwhile, exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine increased by 16.8% in February compared to January to 999,070 tons.On the other hand, in January-February…

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih to maintain rebars shipments in April 2013

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, said that in April it planed to ship around 255-260,000 tons of rebar, almost unchanged compared to March, including shipments of 25-30,000 tons of rebar to the domestic market.In the January to March period of the current year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih shipped around…

ArcelorMittal Kryvih Rih reports UAH 2.892 million net loss for 2012

ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih (Dnipropetrovsk region) saw UAH 2.892 million in net losses in 2012, while in 2011 its net profit stood at UAH 2.143 billion.Its undistributed profit as of 2012 totaled UAH 27.965 billion.The company cut its current liabilities by 23%, to UAH 4.069 billion, and its long-term liabilities fell by 8.5%, to UAH 5.342…

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih to increase rebar shipments in March 2013

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, has stated that in March it plans to ship around 220-225,000 tons of rebar, up by 2% compared to February, including shipments of 30,000 tons of rebar to the domestic market.In the January to February period of the current yea, ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih…

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output in 2 months up by 8.5%

In the January-February period of the current year the crude steel production at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 1.047 million tons, up by 8.5% year on year, as announced by the company.In addition, in the first two months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 7.2%…

February 2013

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 UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES UKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max January 639.67 1066.90 February 639.67 1043.60 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max January 657.59…

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…