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

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.499*

min

max

October

482

488

November

439

505

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Russia: ferrous metals railroad transportation down in 2016

In 2016 Russian railroads transported 1.222 billion tons of cargo, up by 0.6% YoY.

In particular coal transportation grew by 1.7% YoY, to 328.6 million tons, iron and manganese ore – by 0.5%, to 109.5 million tons. At the same time transshipment of ferrous metals dropped by 0.5% YoY, to 71.01 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

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

Month

Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR64.9*

min

max

October

493

493

November

493

493

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: scrap export-import in 2016

In 2016 Ukraine exported 272.569 thousand tons of scrap, down by 77.5% YoY. According to the customs statistics, published by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, exports also fell by 83.3% YoY, to $48.623 million. In particular, in July-September 2016 Ukraine did not export any scrap, with 6.855 thousand tons exported in October 2016, 11.862…

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Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich to get metal structures for CCM in February 2017

In February Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works intends to receive the first metal structures for construction of the new continuous-cast machine No. 4. “We have already produced and supplied over 1.5 thousand tons of rolled sheet to local manufacturers to produce the structures”, the company CEO Yuri Zinchenko said. “We have disassembled all the…

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Ukraine: Ternovskaya mine puts new long face into operation

Ternovskaya mine has put a new long face into operation.

Its length is 221 meters. The average daily coal output at the face is expected to exceed 2 thousand tons.

The coal reserves at the face will last for 1.5 year. DTEK investments into the long face totaled 78.5 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: coal exports up in 2016

In 2016 Russia exported 163.58 million tons of coal, up by 16.54% YoY.

According to the Ministry of energy, in December 2016 coal exports totaled 14.238 million tons.

Coal mining in December 2016 totaled 35.155 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: channel (structural steel), November 2016

Month

Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR64.9*

min

max

October

551

618

November

558

618

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: coal stocks at TPPs up

Coal stocks in the warehouses of thermal power plants (TPP) of Ukraine from December 25, 2016 till January 2, 2017 increased by 3%, from 1.7 million tons to 1.751 million tons, Ukrenergo has reported. In particular, anthracite coal stocks grew by 1.6%, to 891,000 tons (including 128,000 tons at Luhansk TPP), while gas coal and…

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Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 3a), November 2016

Month

Russian market, $/t, FCA, without VAT, $1/RUR64.9*

min

max

October

62

185

November

77

196

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich energy consumption down in 2016

In 2016 Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a part of Metinvest, decreased natural gas and electricity consumption, saving $11.157 million. Last year the company saved 42.85 million cubic meters of gas and 19.4 million kW-h of electricity, CEO Yuri Zinchenko reported. According to him, energy resources consumption in steel manufacture totaled 7% of electricity…

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Russia: new beryllium project planned

Expert Council of the Industry’s Development Fund approved 12 preferential loans amounting up to 2.93 billion rubles (approximately $48.305 million). According to one of them, company Rare Metals of Siberia plans to organize a plant to process beryllium ores into pure beryllium and its compounds. Rare Metals of Siberia has a technology for primary raw…

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