Ukrainian metals consumption plummets in 11 months

Interfax cited Mr. Andriy Fedoseyev, president of the Ukrainian Metal Traders Association, as saying that metal consumption in Ukraine fell 36.3% YoY in January to November to 4.809 million tons and imports plummeted 67% to 577,288 tons.Mr. Fedoseyev said Ukrainian pipe mills bought 1.397 million tons of locally produced and imported roll and feedstock down…

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Ukrainian metallurgical export and import data

According to mining enterprises association Ukrrudprom, Ukrainian metallurgical plants increased iron ore raw materials import in January to November 2009 by 33% YoY to 3.602 million tons.In January to November iron ore concentrate import grew 2.8 times to 2.815 million tons, sinter ore import decreased by 53.3% to 563,300 tons, pellets import decreased by 59.4%…

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Ukrainian steel imports in 11 months shrink by 61% YoY

According to the data released by metal trading enterprise Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company, during January to November 2009 Ukraine imports of steel products registered a decline of 61.1% YoY to about 649,000 tons. Compared with July this year when the country steel product imports reached a peak monthly volume for the year so far,…

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