Ukraine: rolled metal exports up in January-September 2018

In January-September Ukraine exported 11.22 million tons of rolled metal, up by 1.4% YoY.

Since the start of the year Ukraine has produced 13.83 million tons of rolled metal, up by 6% YoY.

Thus, 81.1% were exported.

Last year the share of rolled metal exported was 79.7%. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: metal companies increase rolled metal consumption

In January-August Ukrainian companies increased rolled metal consumption by 4.64% YoY, to 3.137 million UAH.

According to statistics, 948.5 thousand tons were imported.

Imports increased by 14.62%. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: 84.6% of rolled metal produced exported in H1 2018

In January-June Ukraine exported 7.82 million tons of rolled metal, or 84.6% of all the metal manufacture, almost on par with H1 2017 level.

Semi-finished products accounted for 44.9%, up from 41.2%.

Flat rolled metal was 33.3% against 33.9% last year.

Bars’ share dropped to 21.8% from 24.9%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: rolled metal deliveries from Ukraine up in May 2018

In May, according to the customs statistics, Russia imported 91.9 thousand tons of bars and sections from Ukraine, up 1.8-fold YoY.

In January-May imports totaled 485.6 thousand tons, up 2-fold YoY.

This also represents some 75% of the total Russian imports of bars and sections. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: rolled metal consumption to grow in 2018

The rolled metal consumption is expected to grow by 3-3.5% in 2018. According to Denis Dyatlov, MMK Trading House director, consumption will grow in car manufacture and machine-building, and will remain on the same level in pipe industry. Unfortunately, the construction industry shows negative results. In January-April rolled metal consumption dropped by 2%. This year…

Russia: flat rolled metal exports up in January 2018

In January Russia exported 711.6 thousand tons of flat unalloyed rolled metal, up by 1.6% MoM and by 17.8% YoY.

According to the customs statistics, revenue grew by 3.5% MoM and by 41% YoY, to $421 million.

The largest importer in January was Turkey (23.4%), followed by Iran (7.4%) and Poland (6.8%). (Ukrainian metal)