OCTOBER 2010

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR31.38* min max September 548.12 788.72 October 548.12 788.72 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH 5.33* min max September 890.81 1009.76 October 890.81 1009.76 Month Export, Ukraine,…

Ukrainian steelmaker investments down by 12% YoY

According to the data issued by the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, in January to September Ukrainian steelmakers, which are members of Metallurgprom, invested a total of UAH 2.757 billion in the upgrading of their production facilities, down by 12.2% YoY. January-September 2010 Change Donetsk region 1.376 billion UAH -18.2% Mariupol Ilyich Iron and…

Ukrainian ferroalloy output in 10 months up by 47% YoY

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January to October Ukraine increased its ferroalloys production by 47% YoY to 1.19 million tons.During the first 10 months of this year, Ukraine’s silicomanganese output increased by 34% to 781,900 tons, its ferromanganese production went up 2.4 times to 236,600 tons, its ferrosilicon output increased by…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih crude steel output in 10 months up by 27% YoY

According to preliminary data, in January to October ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, a Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, saw its crude steel production increase by 26.8% YoY to 5.1 million tons.During the first ten months of the year ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced: 4.453 million tons of finished steel, up…