ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih to maintain rebars shipments in April 2013

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, said that in April it planed to ship around 255-260,000 tons of rebar, almost unchanged compared to March, including shipments of 25-30,000 tons of rebar to the domestic market.In the January to March period of the current year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih shipped around…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvih Rih reports UAH 2.892 million net loss for 2012

ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih (Dnipropetrovsk region) saw UAH 2.892 million in net losses in 2012, while in 2011 its net profit stood at UAH 2.143 billion.Its undistributed profit as of 2012 totaled UAH 27.965 billion.The company cut its current liabilities by 23%, to UAH 4.069 billion, and its long-term liabilities fell by 8.5%, to UAH 5.342…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih to increase rebar shipments in March 2013

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, has stated that in March it plans to ship around 220-225,000 tons of rebar, up by 2% compared to February, including shipments of 30,000 tons of rebar to the domestic market.In the January to February period of the current yea, ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output in 2 months up by 8.5%

In the January-February period of the current year the crude steel production at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 1.047 million tons, up by 8.5% year on year, as announced by the company.In addition, in the first two months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 7.2%…

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February 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES UKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max January 639.67 1066.90 February 639.67 1043.60 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max January 657.59…

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Ukrainian steel product exports down by 8% in January 2013

In January Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 7.7% YoY to 1.911 million tons. Ukraine registered a 34.8% decrease year on year in its steel product imports to 83,900 tons. (SteelGuru)

Khartsyzsk Pipe Works posts net profit of 273 million UAH for 2012

Ukrainian pipe producer Khartsyzsk Pipe Works, a subsidiary of Ukraine’s largest vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest, has posted a net profit of about UAH 272.891 million for 2012 compared to UAH 788.018 million in 2011.
Khartsyzsk Pipe Works is the leading Ukrainian producer of oil and gas tubes of large diameters. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian pig iron exports declined in January 2013

In January Ukrainian exports of pig iron decreased by 12.9% YoY to 139,150 tons. The total value of Ukraine’s pig iron exports in January was $47.73 million, down by 31.4% YoY.
In 2012 exports of pig iron from Ukraine increased by 10.9% compared to 2011, to 1.968 million tons. (SteelGuru)

Ukraine’s coke exports rose in January 2013

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in January Ukrainian exports of metallurgical coke increased by 23.1% YoY to 171,160 tons worth a total of $38.87 million.In 2012 Ukrainian exports of metallurgical coke increased by 29.7% YoY to 2.577 million tons totaling $628.51 million in value. In January 2013 Ukrainian imports of…

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Ukraine’s long steel exports down by 5% in January 2013 from December 2012

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in January Ukrainian exports of long steel products decreased by 5.1% MoM to 481,120 tons totaling $301.92 million in value.
In January Ukraine registered a 2.5% decrease MoM in its long steel product imports to 28,120 tons worth a total of $27.7 million. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports up by 13% in January 2013 from December 2012

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine increased by 12.8% in January this year compared to last December to 855,100 tons worth a total of $418.27 million.In January imports of semi-finished steel products to Ukraine decreased by 83.4% compared to December 2012 to 3,360 tons…

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Zaporizhstal sees increased production in February 2013

In February Ukrainian steelmaker Zaporizhstal’s finished steel product output increased by 14.3% to 247,000 tons, while its crude steel production increased by 7% to 294,800 tons both YoY.
According to the company’s preliminary results, in February Zaporizhstal saw a 3% YoY increase in its pig iron output to 247,600 tons. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian steel pipe output down by 43% in January-February 2013

In the January-February period of the current year Ukrainian companies produced 215,500 MT of steel pipes, down by 43% compared to the same period last year, according to the figures issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers. 
In February alone Ukraine’s steel pipe production decreased by 30.7% compared to January, to 121,600 MT. (SteelGuru)

Metinvest announces governance changes at MMKI and Ilyich Stal

Metinvest Group, an international vertically integrated group of mining and steel companies, announced changes in the governance structure of the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Ilyich Stal.Metinvest BV (the Netherlands) became a member of the supervisory boards of MMKI and Ilyich Stal as of February 15th, 2013. Metinvest BV will be the sole…

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January 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARESUKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ANGLES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max December 618.09 878.99 646.82 832.31 January 602.56 838.61 610.78 832.31 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and…

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Kremenchuk Steel Works to suspend production

Kremenchuk Steel Works, one of the largest cast iron producers in the CIS and the major semi-finished products supplier for Kryukiv Railcar Plant, stops its production from February 13 until the beginning of March 2013, the plant’s labor union informs. The plant representatives explained the decision with certification difficulties and sales complications. (SteelGuru)