Ukrainian semi-finished steel imports increase in January to November 2011

In January to November of the current year Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products decreased by 8.1% YoY to 9.724 million tons.In the January to November period Ukraine exported 5.113 million tons of steel slabs, down by 0.3%, while exports of square billets dropped by 16.8% YoY to 4.520 million tons. Meanwhile, exports of semi-finished…

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DMKD stops continuous casting billet mill for overhaul

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, has stopped its continuous casting billet mill No 1 for capital repairs.The mill was stopped on December 19 and the repairs are expected to be completed within five days. The company plans to inspect equipment…

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