Ukraine: metal and mining industry in H1 2017

In August Ukrainian metal companies intend to produce 1.7 million tons of steel. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, pig iron output is forecast at 1.4 million tons and rolled metal – at 1.6 million tons. For July Ukrmetallurgporm forecasts were: steel – 1.7 million tons, pig iron – 1.6 million tons, rolled metal – 1.4 million tons.…

Ukraine: metal output up in May 2017

In May Ukraine produced 1.689 million tons of steel, up by 7.5% YoY. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, pig iron output increased by 10.2%, to 1.591 million tons, that of rolled metal – by 6.3%, to 1.424 million tons. Average daily steel manufacture in May was 54.5 thousand tons, up from 52.4 thousand tons in April. Average…

Ukraine: metal output down in April 2017

In April Ukraine decreased steel output by 28.6% YoY, to 1.572 million tons. Pig iron output dropped by 30.1%, to 1.443 million tons. Rolled metal production decreased by 31.9%, to 1.341 million tons. In January-April Ukraine decreased steel production by 15.8% YoY, to 6.975 million tons, pig iron by 20.1%, to 6.324 million tons, rolled…

Ukraine: Ukrmetallurgprom has optimistic forecast for May 2017

In May Ukrainian metal companies intend to produce 1.8 million tons of steel. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, pig iron and rolled metal output could stand at 1.6 million tons each, provided the situation does not change. For April Ukrmetallurgprom forecast pig iron output on the level of 1.5 million tons, steel – 1.7 million tons, rolled…