As of October 1, Ukraine has imported 91.08% of its annual quota for steel seamless casing pipes with diameter up to 406.4 mm.
Despite the unfavorable world market situation Centravis Production Ukraine, a major supplier of stainless seamless pipes, received positive sales results for the first half of 2015.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR66.478* min max July 481.36 481.36 August 481.36 481.36 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.08.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)Details
In January-August Ferrexpo plc, controlling Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, produced 8.67 million tons of pellets, up by 5.1% YoY.
Sumy Machine-building scientific-production association has concluded a contract with Ukrtransgaz for the supply of a large batch of valves.
The supervisory board of the Artemovsk Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works has decided to close its representative office in Kiev.
The Ministry for energy and coal industry wants the International Monetary Fund, Ukraine’s key creditor, to help reform the coal industry, which has been suffering from the lack of the budget support for over a year.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR66.478* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.185* Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max min max July 348.54 761.13 404.78 412.70 330.00 340.00 August 348.54 645.03 392.47 432.91 310.00 310.00 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.08.15…Details
Vostochny Mining and Processing Works (Dniepropetrovsk region) has announced a tender to purchase 30.07 million kW-h of electricity in November-December.
Metinvest Group of Companies has finished the overhaul of the plate shop at Azovstal Iron and Steel Works (Mariupol).
Zaporizhstal has postponed the preparation of the Markusova gorge territory for the converter shop construction.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR66.478* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.185* Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max min max min max July 336.10 738.41 390.58 412.70 330.00 340.00 335.00 360.00 August 346.13 625.77 392.47 417.76 310.00 310.00 310.00 335.00…Details
Metinvest Group of Companies has completed the capital repairs of the blast furnace #2 at the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.
Zaporizhstal denies the information of the armed people take of the Zaporozhye city council grounds of the slag wastes in Markusova gorge and its illegal exploitation.
The supervisory board of Zakarpatvtormet has appointed Vasily Yurichko the acting general manager/chairman of the board instead of Ivan Baran.