Brazil will charge antidumping penalties on boron-added steel plate from China and Ukraine, Brazil’s Secex foreign trade bureau has decided, adding the product to such penalties on painted heavy plates.
In November Ukraine produced 1824 thousand tons of steel, down by 5%, or by 97 thousand tons, MoM.
In November Ukraine produced 1636 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 1.7%, or by 28 thousand tons, MoM.
In November Ukraine produced 1603 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 2.4%, or by 39 thousand tons MoM.
In October Ukraine exported $30.73 million worth of ferrous metals scrap with imports on the level of $2.39 million.
In 2014 Ukrainian metallurgical companies are expected to cut steel production by 16.8%, to 27.2 million tons, YoY, while in 2015 – by 0.7% compared to the forecast figures for this year, to 27 million tons.
Ukraine at the end of 2014 could cut currency income from exports of ferrous metal products (iron ore, pig iron, rolled steel and pipes) by13.6%, to $16.05 billion YoY ($18.57 billion in 2013), and by 14.1% in 2015, to 413.794 billion.
In January-November Ukrainian companies produced 983.4 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 25.4% YoY.
In October Ukraine exported $72.69 million worth of steel pipes with imports on the level of $7.57 million.
In January-November Ukrainian coal companies mined 61498.4 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down by 19.2% YoY.
Russian Severstal is selling its Dneprometiz works in Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine.
In January-November Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works (Donetsk region), a part of the Metinvest group, produced 2.99 million tons of rolled metal, down by 22.1% YoY.