Ukrainian crude steel output to decrease in February 2013

Ukrainian crude steel output to decrease in February 2013In February Ukrainian companies will produce 2.65 million tons of crude steel.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.31 million tons in February, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel is expected to be 2.3 million tons.In January 2013 Ukrainian companies plan to produce 2.8 million tons of…

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Ukrainian steel product exports in January-November 2012 down by 5.3% YoY

In the January-November period of 2012 Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 5.3% compared to the same period of the previous year to 20.711 million tons.In November 2012 Ukraine’s steel product exports increased by 6.5% compared to October, to 1.824 million tons.During 11 months of 2012 Ukraine registered a 1.67% YoY decrease in its…

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Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works to increase steel product output in January 2013

Ukrainian steelmaker Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, has announced that in January this year its plans to increase its production of steel products by 18% MoM to around 390,000 tons.In January Alchevsk plans to export about 265-266,000 tons of semi-finished products, up by 22%…

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December 2012

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES UKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ANGLES UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ORDINARY HOT-ROLLED SHEET Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max November 512.48 736.11…

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Ukrainian steelmakers cut gas consumption due to new coal injection facilities

Ukrainian metallurgical enterprises have continued the upgrading of blast furnaces by installing coal injection facilities amid gas price hikes and tough competition on the domestic and foreign markets in 2012.Mr. Anatoliy Starovoit, director general of Dniepropetrovsk-based Ukrkoks association of coking and chemical enterprises, said that in 2013 smelters plan to produce 13.5 million tons of…

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