METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON, MARCH 2015

Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH23.443*
min max
February 214.42 214.42
March 254.24 294.34

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: STEELMAKING PIG IRON, MARCH 2015

Ukrainian export prices are up by $70-75, Russian – by $40-50.

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Ukraine: pig iron output up in March 2015

In March Ukraine produced 1570 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 9.6%, or by 137 thousand tons, MoM.

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Ukraine: AM Berislav gets losses in 2014

In 2014 ArcelorMittal Berislav received 45.97 million UAH of losses.

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Ukraine: stainless steel supplies to Russia in January-February 2015 down

In January-February Ukraine decreased its exports of stainless steel seamless pipes and rolled metal to Russia by 37.1%, to 2.08 thousand tons, YoY.

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Ukraine: debt on VAT refunding to Metinvest reaches UAH 3.5 bln

The debt owed by the State Fiscal Service to Metinvest international vertically integrated mining and metal group for value added tax (VAT) refunds for exported products reached 3.5 billion UAH and exceeds the defaulted debts of the holding to foreign creditors, Metinvest CEO Yuriy Ryzhenkov said.

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Ukraine: coke imports reached $47 million in March 2015

In March Ukraine imported $47.6 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $1.42 million.

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Ukraine: rolled metal output up in March 2015

In March Ukraine produced 1434 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 6.9%, or by 93 thousand tons, MoM.

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Ukraine: VostGOK ups uranium concentrate output in 2014

In 2014 Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works (VostGOK) produced 925.7 tons of uranium concentrate, up by 0.37%, or by 3.4 tons, YoY.

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Ukraine: Metinvest retains profit of three GOKs for 2014 without distribution

Ukraine’s largest mining and metallurgical holding Metinvest has decided not to distribute the 2014 net profit of Northern Mining and Processing Works (SevGOK), Central Mining and Processing Works (CGOK), Ingulets Mining and Processing Works (InGOK, all based in Kryviy Rih, Dniepropetrovsk region) and Khartsyzsk Pipe Works (Donetsk region).

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Ukraine: coke output down in Q1 2015

Coke and coal supplies to metal and chemical companies are still unstable. In January-March Ukrainian by-product coke plants decreased 6% moisture coke output by 42.6%, to 2.44 million tons, YoY.

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Ukraine: ferrous metals scrap export-import in Q1 2015

In March Ukraine exported $30.53 million worth of ferrous metals scrap, with imports totaling $0.45 million.

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Ukraine: steel pipes export-import in Q1 2015

In March Ukraine exported $51.33 million worth of steel pipes, while imports reached $4.56 million.

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Ukraine: AMKR opposes rail tariffs hikes

ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih (Dniepropetrovsk region) believes that the initiative of the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine to increase tariffs for freight transportation by rail by 25-30% is unacceptable.

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Ukraine: Ilyich output down in Q1 2015

In January-March Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works produced 547 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 42.2% YoY.

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Ukraine: Makeevkoks 2013 profits turned into losses in 2014

In 2014 Makeevkoks (Donetsk region) received 65.37 million UAH of losses.

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Ukraine: iron ore export-import in Q1 2015

In March Ukraine exported $213.09 million worth of iron ore, while import totaled $4.3 million.

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Ukraine: Krivbassvzryvprom ups its net profit in 2014

In 2014 Krivbassvzryvprom (Kriviy Rih) received 23.42 million UAH of net profit.

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Ukraine: EMSS to supply metal to ThyssenKrupp

Energomashspetsstal (EMSS) will produce billets for one of the ThyssenKrupp AG subsidiaries – Rothe Erde. EMSS will produce a large batch of round billets.

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Ukraine: longs export-import in Q1 2015

In March Ukraine exported $184.96 million worth of long rolled products, while imports reached $9.03 million.

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Ukraine: Ceramet profits in 2014

In 2014 Ceramet received 63.26 million UAH of net profit.

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Ukraine: flats export-import in Q1 2015

In March Ukraine exported $232.74 million worth of flat rolled metal, while imports reached $25.79 million.

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