Ukrainian scrap exports almost zero in October 2012

In January to October this year Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 45.6% YoY to 366,500 tons.
In October alone Ukraine’s scrap exports declined by 96.6% compared to September to 200 tons. In the 10 months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap imports decreased by 23.1% YoY to 80,100 tons. (SteelOrbis)

Ukraine issues production results for January-November 2012

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the first 11 months of the current year Ukraine registered an 11.5% decrease in its finished steel product output to 24,746 million tons, a 6.6% decrease in its crude steel output to 29.828 million tons and a 1.3% decline in its pig iron production…

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Mr. Zinchenko appointed new GD of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works

Metinvest announced the appointment of Mr. Yuriy Zinchenko as general director of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works (Ilyich Steel). He will replace Mr. Volodymyr Boyko, who was named the honorary president of Ilyich Steel.Metinvest’s supervisory board voted on November 21, 2012 to relieve Mr. Volodymyr Boyko of his responsibilities as Ilyich Steel general director and…

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October 2012

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, SQUARES UKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max September 639.67 1066.90 October 639.67 1066.90 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max September 742.07 843.83 October 742.07 843.83 Month Export, Ukraine,…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output up by 15% in January-October 2012

In the January to October period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 5.306 million tons, up by 14.8% YoY.In addition, in the first 10 months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 14.1% increase year on year in…

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Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works finished steel output down by 8% in January-October 2012

Ukrainian steelmaker Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, announced that in the January to October period it registered an 8.4% decrease in its finished steel product output to 2.824 million tons, while its crude steel output declined by 0.5% to 3.136 million tons both YoY. In…

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Ukrainian steel product exports down by 5% in January to September 2012

In the January to September period of the current year Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 5.1% compared to the same period of last year, to 17.174 million tons. 
In September Ukraine’s steel product exports decreased by 4.6% compared to August, to 1.79 million tons. (SteelOrbis)

Metinvest to set PCI system into operation at Azovstal Iron and Steel Works

Metinvest Holding LLC, a vertically integrated metals and mining company, has announced its plans to stop two coking batteries at the Azovstal steel plant after the start-up and adjustment of the pulverised coal injection system has been successfully completed. The batteries will be finally shut down at the end of October 2012. (Phoenix-capital.ua)

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih to reduce rebar shipments in October 2012

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, has announced that in October it plans to reduce shipments of rebar by 10-15% compared to September to 235-245,000 tons.
In the January to September period ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih shipped around 1.9million tons of rebar, up by 9% YoY. (SteelOrbis)

September 2012

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 Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max August 565.29 782.70 September 574.60 860.35 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max August 694.89 857.34 September 689.88…

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Ukrainian crude steel output to increase in November 2012

In November Ukraine’s crude steel production will increase by 0.7% compared to September to 2.6 million tons.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.35 million tons in November, up by 3.3% compared to September, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel is expected to be 2.34 million tons, up by 2.1% compared to September.In October Ukrainian…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih 9 months crude steel output up by 16%

In the January to September period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totalled 4.777 million tons, up by 16.6% year on year.In addition, in the first nine months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 13% increase year on…

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