July 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 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max June 515.00 520.00 July 490.00 500.00 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max June 525.00 530.00 July 490.00 495.00 * – Ukrainian Hrivna…

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EU may cut import duty for Interpipe

According to the European Commission documents, the European Union may lower import duties for Interpipe, the Ukrainian maker of pipes, for the second time since July.The European Commission passed a draft resolution to the EU Council that envisaged cutting the duty to 13.8% from 17.7%. The tax was decreased to 17.7% from 25.1% last month.…

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Ukrainian steel pipe production in January to July 2012

According to the figures, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to July period of the current year Ukrainian companies produced 1.252 million tons of steel pipes, down by 4.8% YoY. In July Ukraine’s steel pipe production increased by 8.3% compared to June to 156,200 tons. (SteelOrbis) 

Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports and imports decreased in H1 2012

According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to June period of the current year Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products decreased by 10.4% YoY to 5.163 million tons.exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine decreased by 36.5% in June compared to May to 753,770 tons. On the other hand,…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output up by 17% in H1 2012

In January to June the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totalled 3.1153 million tons, up by 17.5% YoY.In addition, in the first six months of 2012 ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 13.6% increase YoY in its finished steel output to 2.6835 million tons. During…

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Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports and imports decreased in January to May 2012

According to the data issued by Ukraine Cabinet of Ministers, in the January-May period of the current year Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products decreased by 7.8% YoY to 4.409 million tons.Meanwhile, exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine increased by 32.3% in May compared to April 1.187 million tons. On the other hand, in…

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Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works to reduce rolled steel output in July 2012

Ukrainian steelmaker Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, plans to reduce its production of rolled steel products in July by 15% compared to June to around 250,000 tons. (SteelOrbis) 

Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports and imports decreased in January to May 2012

According to the data, issued by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, in the January to May period of the current year Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products decreased by 7.8% YoY to 4.409 million tons.Exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine increased by 32.3% in May compared to April to 1.187 million tons. On…

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Ukrainian steel majors cut finished steel output in H1 2012

Most Ukrainian steel majors reduced finished roll production in January to June 2012.ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, the country biggest steel mill, raised roll production tentatively by 11.3% YoY to 2.626 million tones. But Azovstal Iron and Steel Works said it reduced roll output by 21.8% YoY to 2.203 million tons, Zaporizhstal reduced it by 2.8% to…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih supplied rebar for Lviv international airport

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, has stated that 500 tons of rebar, produced by the mill, have been used in the reconstruction of the international airport in Lviv.Standard rebars with diameters of 8 mm, 10 mm, 12mm and 32 mm, produced by ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, were applied for…

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June 2012

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max May 568.39 782.70 June 568.39 782.70 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max May 623.42 701.64 June 665.85 713.91 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max…

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Ukraine’s scrap exports rise by 41% in January to May 2012

In the first five months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap exports increased by 40.6% YoY to 256,400 tons. In May alone Ukraine’s scrap exports rose by 20.5% compared to April to 72,400 tons.
In the first five months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap imports decreased by 54.5% YoY to 29,600 tons. (SteelOrbis)