Ukraine decreases pipe output in Q1 2014

In January-March major pipe companies of Ukraine produced 337.1 thousand tons of ferrous metals pipes, down by 15.4% YoY. In March pipe output was on the level of 135.7 thousand tons, up by 17.5% MoM. Khartsyzsk Pipe Works has dramatically decreased its pipe output from 47.5 thousand tons in the first quarter of 2013 to…

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March 2014 witnessed ferroalloys output decrease

In March companies decreased ferroalloys output by 3.1%, or 2.8 thousand tons, to 87.2 thousand tons MoM. According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-March companies increased ferroalloys output by 42.2%, or by 77.2 thousand tons, to 260.2 thousand tons, YoY. In February Ukrainian companies increased ferroalloys output by 8.4%, or by 7…

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In March 2014 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih decreased steel output

In March ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 492.2 thousand tons of steel, down by 13.04% or 73.8 thousand tons YoY. Rolled metal output decreased by 9.72%, or 48.9 thousand tons, to 454.4 thousand tons, while pig iron manufacture fell by 11.67%, or 57.3 thousand tons, to 433.7 thousand tons, all YoY. The company explained this decrease…

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Ukraine increases manganese concentrate output in Q1 2014

In January-March Ordzhonikidze and Marganets Mining and Processing Works (OGOK and MGOK respectively), that mine and process manganese ore, increased their total output of manganese concentrate by 11.4%, to 183.3 thousand tons, YoY. OGOK didn’t work in January-February 2013 and 2014, while MGOK was idle in December 2013 and February 2014. In three months MGOK…

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