Ukraine: Metinvest cuts metal output in 2014

Metinvest, the largest Ukrainian mining and metallurgical holding, in 2014 cut steel production by 26% in comparison with 2013, to 9.205 million tons.

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Ukraine: industrial prices in January 2015 up by 2.3%

Industrial prices in Ukraine after stability in December 2014 have started growing again, rising for the first month of the New Year by 2.3%.

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Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in 2014

In 2014 Ukraine imported $160.71 million worth of manganese ore, with exports on the level of $4.16 million.

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Ukraine: AMKR enters Israel market

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has started producing 8, 10 and 12 mm diameter reinforcement bars for Israel. 5 years ago AMKR supplied its products to the local market, but now the company and its customers enter a new level of cooperation. Israel witnesses rise in construction and thus the high demand for reinforcement bars.

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Ukraine: iron ore output in 2014

In 2014 Ukraine produced 82129 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, down by 2%, or by 1685 thousand tons, YoY.

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Ukraine: ferrous metals scrap export-import in 2014

In 2014 Ukraine exported $295.19 million worth of ferrous metals scrap, with imports on the level of $15.11 million.

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Ukraine: Zaporizhstal output up in January 2015

In January Zaporizhstal produced 346 thousand tons of steel, up by 2.7% YoY.

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Ukraine: iron ore export-import in 2014

In 2014 Ukraine exported $3325.04 million worth of iron ore, with import on the level of $246.15 million.

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Ukraine: Dneprospetsstal sold to Cyprus firms

Gazaro Ltd (Cyprus) has purchased 16.52% of Dneprospetsstal Electrometallurgical Works (Zaporozhye) shares.

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Ukraine: metal output in January 2015

In January Ukrainian metal companies produced 1.87 million tons of carbon steel, down by 25.2% YoY.

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Ukraine: long rolled products export-import operations in 2014

In 2014 Ukraine exported $2854.98 million worth of long rolled products, with imports on the level of $220.54 million.

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Ukraine: coke output down in 2014

In 2014 Ukraine produced 13824 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), down by 21.4%, or by 3774 thousand tons, YoY.

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Ukraine: Kremenchuk Steel Works readjustment plan rejected by court

A court has rejected public joint-stock company Kremenchuk Steel Works (Poltava region) readjustment plan. The ruling was issued by the business court of Poltava region.

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METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SILICOMANGANESE, DECEMBER 2014

Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR56.258* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH15.769*
min max min max
November 893.05 1034.88 951.26 988.52
December 1015.33 1190.79 1120.37 1170.16

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.12.14 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SCRAP (GRADE 2A), DECEMBER 2014

Month Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH15.769*
min max
November 217 220
December 217 220

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.12.14 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SCRAP (GRADE 3A), DECEMBER 2014

Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR56.258*
min max
November 169 228
December 142 198

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.12.14 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

 

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: STRIPS (STRUCTURAL STEEL), DECEMBER 2014

Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR56.258* Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH15.769*
min max min max
November 490.86 490.86 406.35 406.35
December 504.19 504.19 435.26 509.05

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.12.14 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)