Ukraine issues steel semis import and export data for November

It is reported that in November Ukraine’s semi-finished steel product exports increased by 27.8% MoM compared to October and by 33.2% YoY to about 1.05 million tons valued at $574.3 million, up by 31.5% MoM.Ukraine’s main semi-finished steel product export destinations in November were Italy (203,480 tons), Lebanon (185,400 tons), Iran (113,740 tons), South Korea…

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NOVEMBER 2010

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR31.38* min max October 530.59 744.10 November 530.59 744.10 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH 5.33* min max October 886.68 1133.58 November 886.68 1133.58…

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Ukraine to process 6 million tons of scrap in 2010

According to the Ukrainian Association of Secondary Metals (UAVtormet), in 2010 Ukraine is expected to process around 6.65 million tons of scrap, which is 12.8%, or 750,000 tons, more than in 2008, though it is about 1 million tons lower as compared to 2007.During the current year, scrap deliveries to Ukrainian steel producers are expected…

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Ukrainian crude steel output to increase by 3% in 2011

Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported that the Ukrainian monitoring and consulting company Ukrpromzovnishexpertyza had forecast a 3-3.5% YoY growth in Ukrainian crude steel output in 2011 to about 34 million tons. In 2010 the country crude steel production is expected to amount to 32.5 million tons, up by 9.2% YoY.Mr. Vladimir Vlasyuk, Ukrpromzovnishexpertyza director, said “As…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih continues to increase output in November

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, announced that in November this year it continued to increase its production. Mr. Rinat Starkov, CEO of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, said the company had started a major program for restructuring of its production processes to…

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Ukrainian ferroalloy output increases by 41% in 11 months

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January to November Ukraine’s ferroalloys production increased by 41.2% YoY to 1.31 million tons. During 11 months Ukraine’s silicomanganese output increased by 29% to 861,100 tons, its ferromanganese production went up 2.3 times to 258,600 tons, its ferrosilicon output increased by 32% to 176,700 tons and…

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Ukrainian crude steel output in November drops slightly from October

It is reported that Ukrainian crude steel output in November registered a slight decrease with domestic steelmakers producing 2.85 million tons, down by 1.1% MoM. November performance was mainly driven by increased production of Ukraine’s largest mills, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and Metinvest’s two flagship mills, Azovstal and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works, which expanded their…

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Ukrainian daily pig iron output increases further in November

According to the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, in November Ukraine’s average daily pig iron output continued its positive trend, registering an increase of 2.12% or 1,600 tons, compared to October, to 77,100 tons.However, in the first six days of December the country average daily pig iron output decreased to 75,400 tons.According to Metallurgprom…

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