Russia: platinum and palladium output down in January-October 2016

In January-October Russia decreased palladium ingots and its alloys output by 0.1% YoY.

Platinum and its ingots production dropped by 0.4% YoY.

In October platinum output dropped by 33.6% YoY and by 28.5% MoM. Palladium output decreased by 30.2% YoY and by 6.2% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: metal output in January-October 2016

In January-October Kazakhstan produced 3521.85 thousand tons of steel, up by 11.7% YoY.

According to the Ministry of economy, flat rolled metal output totaled 2476.75 thousand tons, up by 17.5% YoY, ferroalloys production reached 1595 thousand tons, up by 5.8%.

Kazakhstan also mined 80.82 million tons of coal, down by 5.6% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in October 2016

In October Ukraine exported $59.03 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $9.55 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in October was Turkey ($11.43 million).

In January-October Ukraine exported $578.55 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $70.78 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel pipes output down in October 2016

In October Ukraine produced 81 thousand tons of steel pipes, down by 1.2% MoM, or by 1 thousand tons.

In January-October steel pipes output dropped by 0.4% YoY, or by 3 thousand tons, to 704 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in October 2016

In October Ukraine exported $152.64 million worth of iron ore, with imports on the level of $4.82 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of iron ore in October was China ($39.29 million).

In January-October Ukraine exported $1421.4 million worth of iron ore, while imports reached $67.17 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pig iron output up in October 2016

In October Ukraine produced 1938 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 4% MoM, or by 75 thousand tons.

In January-October pig iron output went up by 9.2% YoY, or by 1671 thousand tons, to 19737 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Azovstal puts CCM into operation

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works has put its continuous casting machine No. 5 into operation after an overhaul.

The repairs lasted for 45 days. Investments totaled 34.3 million UAH.

“Following the CCM 5, continuous casting machine No. 4 has also been stopped for capital repairs”, the company CEO Enver Tskitishvili said. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel output up in October 2016

In October steel output in Ukraine went up by 7.7% MoM, or by 143 thousand tons, to 2003 thousand tons.

In January-October Ukraine produced 20242 thousand tons of steel, up by 5.9% YoY, or by 1123 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: rolled metal output down in October 2016

In October Ukraine produced 1686 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 3.3% MoM, or by 57 thousand tons.

In January-October rolled metal output increased by 6.4% YoY, or by 1064 thousand tons, to 17811 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)