Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in April 2016

In April Ukraine exported $148.45 million worth of long rolled products, while imports totaled $11.65 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, one of the main importers in April was Iraq ($20.72 million).

In January-April Ukraine exported $525.67 million worth of long rolled metal with imports on the level of $41.85 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pig iron output up in April 2016

In April pig iron output in Ukraine went up by 0.7% MoM, or by 15 thousand tons, to 2063 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, in January-April Ukraine produced 7916 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 23% YoY, or by 1480 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: rolled metal output up in April 2016

In April Ukraine produced 2016 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 6.6% MoM, or by 125 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, in January-April rolled metal output went up by 18.5% YoY, or by 1143 thousand tons, to 7311 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel output up in April 2016

In April Ukraine produced 2197 thousand tons of steel, up by 1.1% MoM, or by 23 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, in January-April steel output increased by 17% YoY, or by 1206 thousand tons, to 8280 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: metal output forecast for June 2016

Metallurgprom believes in June Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal. At present Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant is idle. As of May 1, 26 out of 28 blast furnaces, 7 out of 9 open-hearth furnaces and 17 out of 21 converters were…

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Ukraine: ferrous scrap export-import in April 2016

In April Ukraine exported $14.37 million worth of ferrous metals scrap, with imports on the level of $0.24 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main importer of Ukrainian scrap in April was Turkey ($14.23 million).

In January-April scarp exports totaled $16.84 million, while imports were on the level of $1.78 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Kremenchuk Steel Works appoints chairman

Supervisory board of Kremenchuk Steel Works has appointed Victor Samusenko chairman of the board.

According to the company statement, Rostislav Dubrov, Andrei Klimenko and Stanislav Tyzha were reelected members of the board.

Tyzha was appointed acting chairman on January 13. The next day chairman of the board Dmitry Chernenko was dismissed. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich expecting Balczun to increase Ukrzaliznytsia effectiveness

Metinvest expects that the general manager of Ukrzaliznytsia Wojciech Balczun will work on the improvement of the company effectiveness. “We hope that all the tariff payments that Ukrzaliznytsia receives from metal companies, will be spent on fuel, spare parts and new locomotives, so that the company increases its effectiveness. The tariffs have been increased several…

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Ukraine: AMKR to shut down open-hearth manufacture

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to shut down its open-hearth manufacture when it completes its project of gas-purifying machine assembly at the converter shop. “The operation of the open-hearth furnace was closely connected with the gas-purifying machine project in the converter shop. The sooner we finish the project, the sooner we will close the open-hearth manufacture”,…

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Ukraine: Avdiivka Coke increases supervisory board

Shareholders of Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works have decided to increase the supervisory board from 1 to 5 members. According to the company statement, Yuri Ryzhenkov, Alexander Pogozhev, Julia Dankova, Svetlana Romanova (all of them top-managers at Metinvest Holding and representatives of Metinvest B. V.) and Alexei Kolchanov (corporate secretary at Metinvest Holding) have been…

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Ukraine: Yenakievo Coke appoints new chairman

Shareholders of Yenakievo Coke Plant have dismissed Vitaly Litovka from the office of the supervisory chairman and appointed Vitaly Romansky instead.

According to the company statement, Romansky was the financial director of the plant. Shareholders have also reelected Alexander Mironenko, Oleg Gres, Ivan Avramov and Dayana Ivanyushenko members of the supervisory board. (Ukrainian metal)