Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 2a), July 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, FCA, $1/UAH24.798*

min

max

June

149

154

July

139

144

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.07.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Russia: zinc and lead output down in August 2016

In January-August Russia decreased raw lead output by 4.6% YoY, while that of raw zinc increased by 4.4%.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in August raw lead output dropped by 18.2% YoY, while that of zinc – by 10.1%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Siberia to see another rolled metal price increase

In October-November metal products in Siberia will become more expensive.

According to Andrei Sosedko, head of Ferrum, hot-rolled metal price will go up because of the world markets price increase.

The November rise is explained by the coking coal price increase, as it constitutes 20% of the metal prime cost. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: bars (structural steel), July 2016

Month

Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR67.05*

min

max

June

477

477

July

477

477

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.07.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: steel pipes export-import in August 2016

In August Ukraine exported $33.91 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $6.13 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian steel pipes in August was Russia ($8.03 million).

In January-August Ukraine exported $259.91 million worth of pipes, with imports at $71.33 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in August 2016

In August Ukraine imported $10.44 million worth of manganese ore, with exports on the level of $0.21 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main supplier of manganese ore in August was Australia ($3.47 million).

In January-August Ukraine imported $67.79 million worth of manganese ore, while exports reached $1.59 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: beams (structural steel), July 2016

Month

Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR67.05*

min

max

June

562

750

July

562

750

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.07.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)