Ukraine: steel pipes export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine exported $31.48 million worth of steel pipes, with imports on the level of $6.34 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia was the major importer of pipes ($6.31 million).

In January-May Ukraine exported $153.68 million worth of steel pipes, while imports reached $50.71 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: cold-rolled coils, May 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.166*

min

max

April

327

426

May

409

495

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.05.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest-SMC to supply construction material to Ukrzaliznytsia

Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) has chosen Metinvest-SMC to supply 25.4 thousand tons of construction materials worth 616.05 million UAH.

In particular, the railroad intends to buy 25435 tons of sections, encased piles and construction elements of railroad and tramways of hot-treated steel. Metinvest-SMC has to deliver the products by the year-end. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine exported $150.18 million worth of long rolled metal products, with imports on the level of $14.42 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia was the largest importer of Ukrainian long rolled metal in May ($21.17 million). In January-May Ukraine exported $675.77 million worth of long rolled metal products, while imports totaled…

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Ukraine: EMSS to supply rolls to Denmark

Energomashspetsstal has signed an agreement with AH Industries to supply 18 rotor shafts to be used in wind turbines.

The total weight of the shafts will reach 159.3 tons. The rolls will be supplied in August. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: railroad blocking metal revenues

Limitations of the throughput rate of the railroad stage Kamysh-Zarya – Volnovakha results in the failure with raw materials delivery to Azovstal and Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, that have to decrease output, while Ukraine loses some $1.5 billion of revenues per year. According to Ilyich Works CEO Yuri Zinchenko, because of the lack…

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Ukraine: Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works to repair BF9

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works plans to stop its blast furnace No. 9 for capital repairs on June 25.

According to the company statement, the repairs will last for 1 month.

The overhaul will see the replacement of 46 cold kilns, charging equipment, notch plugging and breaking machine and the kiln shell. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ZZF ferroalloys output up in May 2016

In May Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant produced 24.4 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 1.6% MoM, or by 0.4 thousand tons.

According to the company statement, in January-May it produced 110.6 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 13.1% YoY, or by 16.7 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coke output down in May 2016

In May Ukraine produced 1131 thousand tons of 6% moisture bulk coke, down by 0.3% MoM, or by 3 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, coke output in January-May increased by 30.8% YoY, or by 1313 thousand tons, to 5575 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: manganese output up in May 2016

In May Ukraine produced 84.7 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, up by 43.2% MoM, or by 36.6 thousand tons.

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-May manganese concentrate and sinter output decreased by 46.1% YoY, or by 221.8 thousand tons, to 259.6 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine imported $8.07 million worth of manganese ore, while imports reached $0.1 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, in May Ukraine imported mostly from Australia ($2.85 million).

In January-May manganese imports totaled $31.22 million, while exports were on the level of $1.23 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR dismisses Rybachuk

ArcelorMIttal Kriviy Rih has dismissed three members of the supervisory board ahead of time. Among them is the ex-head of the President Secretariat Oleg Rybachuk. According to the company statement, Frantisek Chowaniec and Gerhard Renz have also been dismissed. At the same time ArcelorMittal Berislav has dismissed Wilhelmer Michael from the office of the supervisory…

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Ukraine: scrap prices to fall

The state enterprise “Ukrpromvneshexpertiza” believes scrap prices to fall in the summer period. Local prices will be on the level of 3300-4100 UAH per ton till mid-July, and 3300-3800 UAH per ton till mid-August. HMS 1&2 CIF Turkey will cost $210-250 per ton. In May – early June scrap price dropped from $325 per ton…

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