In January Ukraine exported $66.91 million worth of steel pipes, with exports on the level of $5.09 million.
In 2014 Ukrainian metal companies exported 24.3 million tons of metal products, down by 7.6% YoY, worth $12.6 billion, down by 11.3% YoY.
In January Ukraine imported $12.09 million worth of manganese ore, while exports totaled $0.09 million.
In January Ukraine exported $206.53 million worth of iron ore, with imports totaling $14.77 million.
In January Ukraine exported $158.82 million worth of long rolled products, while imports reached $7.34 million.
Ukrainian government has shortened the list of metal wares the export and import of which has to be licensed.
In January Ukraine exported $141.04 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $8.88 million.
In January Ukraine exported $240.88 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports totaled $1.56 million.
In January Ukrainian by-product coke plants produced 900 thousand tons of metallurgical coke (6% density), down by 39.6% YoY, but up by 1.1% MoM.
Since the end of January HMS 1&2 (80:20) has fallen in price by 25% and is now sold at $255-263/t CIF.
In January Ukraine exported $153.95 million worth of flat rolled products, with imports on the level of $27.16 million.
In January Ukraine exported $41.33 million worth of pig iron, while imports reached $0.54 million.
In January Nikopol Ferroalloys Plant (NZF) produced 0.9 thousand tons of ferromanganese, down by 76.9%, or by 3 thousand tons, MoM.
In January Ukraine produced 30.8 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 76.7%, or by 101.5 thousand tons, MoM.
In January Ukraine exported $11.82 million worth of ferrous scrap, while imports reached $0.39 million.
Some mines are still operating in the Lugansk region, controlled by Ukraine. These belong to Lisichanskugol and Pervomayskugol. In 2014 these companies produced 1 million tons of coal.
In January Ukrainian ferroalloy companies produced 82.6 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 0.5% YoY.
In January Ferrexpo plc, controlling Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works (PGOK and EGOK), increased its pellets output by 2.5%, to 1.01 million tons, YoY. At the same time concentrate production went down by 4.5%, to 1.143 million tons.
In January major Ukrainian pipe companies decreased their output of ferrous pipes by 10.1%, to 78.3 thousand tons, YoY. In December 2014 pipe output was 94.3 thousand tons, in November 2014 – 102.3 thousand tons.
In 2014 Metinvest group produced 34880 thousand tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 6%, or by 2038 thousand tons, YoY.
In January Ukrainian metal companies exported $748.7 million worth of ferrous metals, down by 34.3% YoY.
A rise in hot metal output in Q4 2014 caused an increase in merchant pig iron production of 114,000 tons QoQ.