Russia: ferrous metals deliveries to machine-builders up in July 2018

In July direct deliveries of ferrous metals to railroad machine-building companies totaled 132.2 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is up by 52.4% YoY.

In January-July deliveries reached 893 thousand tons, up by 25.4% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: construction companies reduce metal purchases

In July ferroconcrete structures and housing constructing plants purchased 12.9 thousand tons of rolled metal.

According to the railroad statistics, deliveries fell by 30.7% YoY.

In January-July deliveries reached 105.9 thousand tons, down by 33.9% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: rolled metal deliveries to service metal centers down in July 2018

In July direct deliveries of rolled metal to the major service metal centers, which produce construction metal wares, totaled 207.6 thousand tons.

According to railroad statistics, that’s 4.1% below the corresponding last year result.

In January-July railroad delivery reached 1.36 million tons, up by 5.5% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: steel deliveries to metal traders down in July 2018

In July bases of the main Russian trading companies and networks received 0.92 million tons of steel products (rolled metal and pipes), including imported metal.

According to the railroad statistics, the volume dropped by 9.5% YoY.

In January-July railroad transported 6.33 million tons of steel to traders, up by 1.1% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal exports up in July 2018

In July major Russian metal companies shipped 5.28 million tons of steel and pipes via railroad, up by 5.3% YoY. Deliveries to the domestic market totaled 3.05 million tons (+0.4%), while exports grew by 12.8%, to 2.23 million tons. In January-July deliveries reached 37.62 million tons, up by 5.6% YoY. Local customers received 21.29 million…

Russia: rolled metal railroad deliveries down in H1 2018

In June direct deliveries of rolled metal and pipes to metal structure manufacturers via railroad totaled 59.5 thousand tons.

In annual comparison they dropped by 14%.

In January-June deliveries decreased by 9.8% YoY, to 329.4 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous metals deliveries to car manufacturers up in June 2018

In June direct deliveries of ferrous metals to the major car manufacturers via railroad totaled 89.3 thousand tons.

In annual comparison the deliveries grew by 9.3%.

In January-June deliveries reached 533.8 thousand tons, up by 7% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal deliveries to shipbuilders down in June 2018

In June direct deliveries of steel, pipes and semi-finished products to the major shipbuilding companies via railroad reached 6.1 thousand tons.

In annual comparison the deliveries decreased by 22.4%.

In January-June supplies totaled 57.5 thousand tons, down by 13.7% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: rolled metal deliveries to service metal centers up in June 2018

In June, according to the railroad statistics, direct supplies of rolled metal to the major service metal centers, specializing in metal wares manufacture, totaled 200.6 thousand tons.

The results increased by 21.6% YoY.

In January-June deliveries reached 1.15 million tons, up by 7.5% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal deliveries to ferroconcrete companies down in June 2018

In June, according to the railroad statistics, direct deliveries of rolled metal to the companies producing ferroconcrete structures as well as housing-building companies totaled 12.7 thousand tons.

In annual comparison the results dropped by 28%.

In January-June supplies totaled 92 thousand tons, down by 34.3% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal deliveries to trading companies up in June 2018

In June, according to the railroad statistics, the main trading companies and networks received 0.92 million tons of metal, including imports, up by 6.8% YoY.

In January-June railroad deliveries totaled 5.4 million tons, up by 3.2% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: metal prices up in May 2018

The prices of enterprises manufacturing industrial products, as well as providing production services, in Kazakhstan increased by 2.6% MoM in May and by 5% compared to December 2017, the Committee on Statistics of the Kazakh National Economy Ministry reported. Since the beginning of the year, producer prices in the manufacturing industry have increased by 3.5%…

Russia: metal prices up in April 2018

In April industrial prices increased by 1.2%.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics (Rosstat), coal prices grew by 3.5%, and non-ferrous metals ores – by 2.6%.

At the same time pig iron, steel and ferroalloy prices increased by 2.4%, while of lead, zinc and tin – by 2%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal market in April 2018

In April angle (63×6) prices in the Central region decreased by 15%, to 43 thousand rubles per ton. Price change on B1-30 beams totaled only 0.1%, to 54.5 thousand rubles. Flat galvanized rolled metal saw the highest increase in price – 4.05%, to 58 thousand tons per ton. It is followed by the hot-rolled sheet…

Russia: metal prices up in March 2018

In March the prices of industrial goods dropped by 0.9% after a growth of 1% in February and of 0.1% in January. According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, non-ferrous metals prices increased by 4.5%, pig iron, steel and ferroalloy prices – by 2.8%, other primary steel wares – by 2.5%, and aluminum prices…

Ukraine: mining-metallurgical future depends on domestic market

The future of Ukrainian mining-metallurgical complex depends on the domestic market. “If the domestic market is strong, there will be construction, machine-building, car manufacture, subway construction. There will be development”, the opposition prime minister Boris Kolesnikov said during his visit to Zaporozhogneupor. According to him, the main problem of Ukrainian mining and metal complex is…