Russia: railroad deliveries of rolled metal to construction companies down in August 2017

In August direct supplies of rolled steel to housing-construction and ferroconcrete structures manufacturing companies totaled 19.2 thousand tons, up by 2.9% MoM, but down by 15.2% YoY. According to the railroad statistics, in July the indexes were +5.2% and –30% respectively, and in June –37.2% and –3.4%. In January-August construction companies received 180 thousand tons…

Russia: new cold-rolled sheet standard to be implemented in 2018

According to the Federal Agency on technical regulation and metrology (Rosstandart), the GOST R 52146-2003 “The cold-rolled sheet and cold-rolled dip-galvanized sheet with polymer coating from continuous lines. Technical conditions” has been terminated, and a new standard GOST 34180-2017 “Cold-rolled steel sheet and cold-rolled dip-galvanized sheet with polymer coating from continuous lines. Technical conditions” has…

Ukraine: long rolled metal export-import in October 2016

In October Ukraine exported $141.8 million worth of long rolled metal, with imports totaling $14.92 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, most of the long rolled metal went to Russia ($23.85 million).

In January-October Ukraine exported $1437.05 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports reached $125.4 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Siberia to see another rolled metal price increase

In October-November metal products in Siberia will become more expensive.

According to Andrei Sosedko, head of Ferrum, hot-rolled metal price will go up because of the world markets price increase.

The November rise is explained by the coking coal price increase, as it constitutes 20% of the metal prime cost. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: long rolled metal export-import in August 2016

In August Ukraine exported $153.07 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports totaled $14.12 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian long rolled products in August was Russia ($23.23 million).

In January-August Ukraine exported $1127.52 million worth of long rolled products, with imports at $94.02 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: rolled metal deliveries to local market up in H1 2016

Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company notes the increase in rolled metal (without tubes) supplies to the local market by 34.8% YoY, to 1.93 million tons, in January-June.

With pipes deliveries totaled 2.15 million tons, added the company.

Metal imports in H1 increased by 58% YoY, to 0.31 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in April 2016

In April Ukraine exported $148.45 million worth of long rolled products, while imports totaled $11.65 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, one of the main importers in April was Iraq ($20.72 million).

In January-April Ukraine exported $525.67 million worth of long rolled metal with imports on the level of $41.85 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: long-rolled metal export-import in February 2016

In February Ukraine exported $121.12 million worth of long-rolled metal products, with imports on the level of $10.39 million.

Ukraine: rolled metal exports down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported 3.1 million tons of rolled metal, down by 15.3% YoY, and earned $6.4 billion, down by 39% YoY.

Ukraine: long rolled metal export-import in October 2015

In October Ukraine exported $140.11 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports totaled $10.18 million.