Ukraine forecasts crude steel production of 32 million tons in 2010

According to Mr. Sergei Belenky, Ukraine’s Senior Deputy Minister of Industrial Policy, in 2010 Ukraine is expected to produce 27.2 million tons of pig iron, 32.2 million tons of crude steel and 30.2 million tons of finished steel products.He said that currently the capacity utilization in Ukraine’s steel production stands at 71.4%, while average daily…

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Ukraine daily pig iron output increases to 75,500 tons in October

According to the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, in October Ukraine’s average daily pig iron output continued its positive trend, which started in August, registering an increase of about 1%, or 700 tons, compared to September to 75,500 tons. In the first ten days of November the country’s average daily pig iron output increased…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih crude steel output in 10 months up by 27% YoY

According to preliminary data, in January to October ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, a Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, saw its crude steel production increase by 26.8% YoY to 5.1 million tons.During the first ten months of the year ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced: 4.453 million tons of finished steel, up…

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Ukraine issues 9 months ferroalloy import and export data

It is reported that in January to September Ukraine’s imports of ferroalloys decreased by 20.7% YoY to 76,070 tons, while its exports went up by 65.4% YoY to 826,270 tons.In September Ukraine’s ferroalloy imports decreased by 46.6% MoM and by 45.4% YoY to 4,700 tons. Specifically, in September Ukraine’s ferrosilicomanganese imports decreased by 53.2% MoM…

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