In January-October rail output increased by 34.1% YoY, to 991.5 thousand tons, mostly due to the increase in Russian Railroad (RZHD) purchases. By 2030 RZHD plans to have constructed 13.8 thousand km of heavy weight transportation railroads, as well as 10.5 thousand km of high-speed railroads, which in its turn will increase cargo transportation 1.5-fold,…Details
In November railroad machine-building plants received 100 thousand tons of ferrous metals, down by 5.7% MoM, but up by 71.2% YoY.
According to the statistics, October saw the best results for the past 2 years.
In January-November deliveries reached 766 thousand tons, up by 46.8% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR62.9* Export, Ukraine, $/t, DAP Ukrainian border Export, Russia, $/t, DAP Russian border min max min max min max September 570 800 521 571 472 762 October 570 800 521 571 472 762 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.10.16 according to…Details
In 2016 Mogilev Iron and Steel Works has supplied over 2700 tons of metal for the construction of the Belarus Nuclear Power Plant, up by 131% YoY.
MMZ plans to have delivered 2500 tons more by April 2017. (Ukrainian metal)
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has started an overhaul of its continuous dip-galvanizing mill No. 1.
“We intend to finish repairs in 20 days”, the company CEO Yuri Zinchenko said.
An automatization system will also be installed at the mill. The overhaul will decrease the spoilage in production. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2016 Zaporizhstal expects to decrease gas consumption by 18.6% YoY, to 166 million cubic meters. According to the company statement, in 2013 the works consumed 236 million cubic meters of natural gas, in 2014 – 206 million, and in 2015 – 204 million. In October Zaporizhstal reached the lowest gas consumption level of 10…Details
Month Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.496* min max September 424 424 October 416 422 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.10.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal) Dear colleagues! From 2017 the monthly metal price monitoring…Details
In November prices of industrial manufacturers increased by 2.2% MoM.
According to the State Statistics Service, in mining and quarrying price increase reached 4.4% MoM, including 10.5% in iron ore mining.
Prices in processing industry went up by 1% MoM, in particular of coke – by 3.2%, in metal manufacture – by 2.2%. (Ukrainian metal)
The forecast for the Russian steel sector in 2017 is negative due to weak domestic demand, international rating agency Moody’s said in a research note. The outlook for the European steel sector is also negative due to risks of “price falls and profitability pressures on the back of competition from cheap imports”, the agency said.…Details
According to the State Fiscal Service in January-November Ukrainian metal companies revenue from ferrous metals exports dropped by 11.8% YoY, to $6625.749 million.
In November revenues from ferrous exports reached $632.86 million.
Imports in January-November totaled $732.992 million, up by 13.9% YoY, with $58.416 million in November. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2016 DTEK financial results will be negative. “We will have losses, but not that much as in the two previous years”, the company CEO Maxim Timchenko said. The losses decrease has to do with the re-evaluation of the company credit portfolio, decrease in exchange risks and world coal price rise. “This year the situation…Details
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works, a part of Mechel, has given another loan to Mechel until June 22, 2022. According to the company statement, the value of the loan is 1.4 billion rubles. Mechel borrows money from its main metal works on regular basis. In January ChMK lent 1.3 billion rubles to its owner, 1.4…Details
Miners of the Uskovskaya mine were the first among Raspadskaya Coal Company divisions to reach the annual target of coal output, by yielding 2 million tons.
Uskovskaya coal is supplied to Evraz companies, as well as other metal and by-product coke enterprises of Russia, Asia and Ukraine. (Ukrainian metal)
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR62.9* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.496* min max min max September 52 60 52 59 October 51 60 54 62 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.10.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the…Details
Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works has again been left without electricity after another shelling. “The last line was cut resulting in the complete halt of the works, electricity and heat generation. After the first line was put back into the grid, we started putting the works into operation. All the other lines will provide heating…Details
In January-November Korshunovsky Mining and Processing Works, a part of Mechel, increased ore output by 4% YoY, or by 257 thousand tons, to 7.5 million tons. Korshunovsky quarry yielded 3.7 million tons of ore, with 3.8 million tons supplied by Rudnogorsky mine. Iron ore concentrate output increased by 1% YoY, to 2.5 million tons. Most…Details
In November Beloretsk Iron and Steel Works, a part of Mechel, supplied 40 thousand tons of metal wares to it clients, up by 16% YoY, or by 5.8 thousand tons. Calibrated round stock saw the largest increase – 2-fold, wire and steel rope sales went up by 17%, nails – by 8%. Metal wares sales…Details
The Ukrainian Association of secondary metals and resources (UAVtormetresurs) has addressed the prime minister of Ukraine asking him to cancel the decree on the increase of the scrap export duty from 10 euro per ton to 30 euro. The letter has also been sent to all the decree authors. According to the association, the cancellation…Details
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR62.9* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.496* Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max min max min max September 535 734 425 474 430 440 440 460 October 535 734 455 507 465 485 465 495…Details
AltayPolymetally Mining and Processing Works has been put into operation in the Karakalinsk district of the Karaganda region. The cost of the project is $400 million. Its capacity is 100 thousand tons of copper concentrate per year. 80% of the products are planned to be consumed on the local market, while 20% will be exported…Details
According to the deputy minister on uncontrolled territories and refugees Georgi Tuka the issue of coal purchases from the Kiev-uncontrolled districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions has been over-politicized by the so-called hurrah-patriots. “Formally this cannot be named a purchase. This is a transportation of the coal mined at one DTEK division to another. There…Details
Within the strategy of social partnership between DTEK and the towns where the group is present, all the schools of 7 villages of Dobropolye district have enough coal for heating. Coal deliveries to households have been 97.8% fulfilled. Village schools received 230 tons of coal, enough for the entire heating season. Moreover some 11.7 thousand…Details
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR62.9* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.496* min max min max September 361 2203 424 424 October 409 2243 422 422 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.10.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the…Details
Muzhievo village near the Hungarian border has been mining gold since 1999 for 7 years. Now the mine will be repaired and some 500 people employed, thanks to Avellana Gold. “The project will be successful. If some locals treat it neutrally, those who have previously worked there support it now. Such enterprises offer higher wages.…Details
The Ministry of Finances has admitted that while preparing the Tajik Aluminum Works 2010-2015 and H1 2016 operational results review it has made some mistakes. “In particular, export-import operations were stated in the company profits that have nothing to do with the company financial activity and, thus, cannot represent its financial state”, the ministry said.…Details
All the companies of DTEK, situated on the occupied territories, are working under Ukrainian jurisdiction. “We have 8 companies on uncontrolled territories: mines, one power plant and network companies that transport electricity in the Donetsk region. All of them pay taxes to Ukrainian budget”, the company CEO Maxim Timchenko said. “We bring as much coal…Details