Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia scrap auctions fail

On February 6, the South-Western Railroads, a subsidiary of Ukrzaliznytsia, held its first scrap auctions with the total value of 4.2 million UAH. The trade was announced on January 25. Only 2 companies participated: Nizhin Research and Mechanical Plant (NDMZ) and Trading House Budkom. The initial price of the auction was 5935 UAH per ton.…

Russia: scrap railroad deliveries down in January 2017

In January ferrous scrap deliveries via railroad to Russian metal and pipe works totaled 0.73 million tons, down by 30.8% MoM.

At the same time deliveries increased by 55.4% YoY, to the maximum for the last 7 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January 2017

In January Ukraine exported 10.106 thousand tons of ferrous scrap, up 6.6 times YoY, but down MoM, as in December 2016 it exported 20.485 thousand tons. According to the State Fiscal Service, the exports increased 6.2 times, to $2.097 million. Imports in January went up 4.3 times YoY, to 1.882 thousand tons. Turkey (92.3% and…

Ukraine: scrap deliveries from Chernobyl zone suppressed

Law enforcers together with the military have suppressed the delivery of 80 kg of scrap from the exclusion zone of the Kiev region.

In mid-January 3 Ukrainians were stopped some 100 meters from the exclusion zone while transporting around 80 kg of scrap.

The investigation revealed that they were stocking scrap to sell. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap export-import in 2016

In 2016 Ukraine exported 272.569 thousand tons of scrap, down by 77.5% YoY. According to the customs statistics, published by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, exports also fell by 83.3% YoY, to $48.623 million. In particular, in July-September 2016 Ukraine did not export any scrap, with 6.855 thousand tons exported in October 2016, 11.862…

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 3a), November 2016

Month

Russian market, $/t, FCA, without VAT, $1/RUR64.9*

min

max

October

62

185

November

77

196

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: scrap exports facilitated

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has facilitated exports of scrap ferrous and nonferrous metals, revoking the registration of foreign economic contracts related to transactions with scrap metal. The amendments were made to some government resolutions in resolution No. 1035 dated December 28, 2016. The resolution also annuls some previous government resolutions. “The government has relaxed the…

Ukraine: ferrous scrap export-import in November 2016

In November Ukraine imported $1.052 million worth of ferrous scrap, with exports on the level of $2.283 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Ukraine exported most of its ferrous scrap to Turkey ($2.241 million).

In January-November Ukraine exported $42.6 million worth of ferrous scrap, while imports totaled $7.552 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 2a), November 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.499*

min

max

October

154

159

November

186

193

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Belarus: state order of scrap procurement set

The Belarus government has set order volumes for scrap and ferrous and non-ferrous waste deliveries for state needs in 2017. Next year the country plans to procure 1.29 million tons of ferrous scrap and waste, as well as 19.2 thousand tons of non-ferrous scrap and waste. In particular, the Industry Ministry is supposed to procure…

Ukraine: zero duty not affecting scrap imports

The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa says the zero duty on scrap imports will not greatly affect imports. “There is no country that could supply scrap to us at favorable conditions. The decree weakly affects imports. We didn’t import scrap not because of the duty, but because there was nowhere to import it from”, UPE deputy director…

Ukraine: UPE sees scrap stocks up in November 2016

The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa forecasts that in November scrap stocks of metal companies will increase by 18.75-25% MoM, or by 30-40 thousand tons, to 190-200 thousand tons. “In October the stocks were on the level of 160 thousand tons. I believe, they will grow, because the steel smelting decrease and scrap supply growth are expected.…