EU may cut import duty for Interpipe

According to the European Commission documents, the European Union may lower import duties for Interpipe, the Ukrainian maker of pipes, for the second time since July.The European Commission passed a draft resolution to the EU Council that envisaged cutting the duty to 13.8% from 17.7%. The tax was decreased to 17.7% from 25.1% last month.…

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Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports and imports decreased in H1 2012

According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to June period of the current year Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products decreased by 10.4% YoY to 5.163 million tons.exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine decreased by 36.5% in June compared to May to 753,770 tons. On the other hand,…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output up by 17% in H1 2012

In January to June the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totalled 3.1153 million tons, up by 17.5% YoY.In addition, in the first six months of 2012 ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 13.6% increase YoY in its finished steel output to 2.6835 million tons. During…

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Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports and imports decreased in January to May 2012

According to the data issued by Ukraine Cabinet of Ministers, in the January-May period of the current year Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products decreased by 7.8% YoY to 4.409 million tons.Meanwhile, exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine increased by 32.3% in May compared to April 1.187 million tons. On the other hand, in…

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