Ukraine: Parliament to revise iron ore mines privatization

Ukraine’ Parliament members are mulling a review for privatization of large state enterprises, including state iron ore holding, Ukrrudprom. The head of the privatization committee at the Parliament Boris Filatov claims there have been certain law violations during the privatization process (in 2004-2005). The General Prosecutor’s office has initiated a case regarding privatization of Ukrrudprom in 2004, according to Filatov.

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SCRAP (grade 2A), MARCH 2015

Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH23.443*
min max
February 146 165
March 178 180

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SCRAP (grade 3A), MARCH 2015

Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, $1/RUR58.464*
min max
February 162 216
March 166 205

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: COLD-ROLLED COILS (structural steel), MARCH 2015

Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH23.443*
min max
February 315.66 382.86
March 432.02 509.90

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: COLD-ROLLED COILS (ordinary steel), MARCH 2015

Ukrainian export prices are down by $15-25, Russian – by $15-20.

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: COLD-ROLLED SHEET (ordinary steel), MARCH 2015

Ukrainian export prices are down by $50-55, Russian – by $60-80.

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: HOT-ROLLED COILS (structural steel), MARCH 2015

Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH23.443*
min max
February 278.26 375.95
March 397.87 492.21

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: HOT-ROLLED COILS (ordinary steel), MARCH 2015

Ukrainian export price are down by $10-20, Russian maximal average export prices are down by $10, Russian minimal average export prices are up by $10.

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: HOT-ROLLED PLATE (ordinary steel), MARCH 2015

Maximal average export prices are up by $15.

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: BARS (structural steel), MARCH 2015

Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, $1/RUR58.464*
min max
February 547.34 547.34
March 473.79 473.79

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)