Ukraine decreases metal output in January-April 2014

In January-April Ukrainian metal companies produced 10.08 million tons of carbon steel, down by 8.8% YoY. At the same time pig iron manufacture decreased by 2.7%, to 9.41 million tons, while rolled metal production dropped by 8.5%, to 8.98 million tons. In 2013 Ukrainian metal companies increased rolled metal output by 0.3%, to 29.03 million…

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Ukraine decreases pipe output in Q1 2014

In January-March major pipe companies of Ukraine produced 337.1 thousand tons of ferrous metals pipes, down by 15.4% YoY. In March pipe output was on the level of 135.7 thousand tons, up by 17.5% MoM. Khartsyzsk Pipe Works has dramatically decreased its pipe output from 47.5 thousand tons in the first quarter of 2013 to…

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March 2014 witnessed ferroalloys output decrease

In March companies decreased ferroalloys output by 3.1%, or 2.8 thousand tons, to 87.2 thousand tons MoM. According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-March companies increased ferroalloys output by 42.2%, or by 77.2 thousand tons, to 260.2 thousand tons, YoY. In February Ukrainian companies increased ferroalloys output by 8.4%, or by 7…

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In March 2014 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih decreased steel output

In March ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 492.2 thousand tons of steel, down by 13.04% or 73.8 thousand tons YoY. Rolled metal output decreased by 9.72%, or 48.9 thousand tons, to 454.4 thousand tons, while pig iron manufacture fell by 11.67%, or 57.3 thousand tons, to 433.7 thousand tons, all YoY. The company explained this decrease…

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