Jenuary 2011

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR31.38* min max December 455.70 621.41 January 455.70 621.41 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH 5.33* min max December 766.04 804.88 January 763.60 789.68 * – the US dollar exchange rate has been fixed to avoid exchange rate differences.  (Ukrainian Metal) UKRAINE&RUSSIA:…

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Metinvest tasks Ilyich to significantly increase output

It is reported that the Ukrainian flat steel producer Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, which merged with Ukraine’s largest mining and steel group Metinvest in July 2010, is planning to significantly increase its output within the priorities set out by Metinvest and is considering a radical modernization of its production facilities.Mr. Vladimir Boyko, GD…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sees decreased steel output in January

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, has announced that due to technical issues, in January it saw a YoY decrease in output, producing 447,300 tons of crude steel, down by 16%, 389,900 tons of pig iron, down by 16%, and 422,200…

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Ukraine’s pig iron output in January almost unchanged from December 2010 level

According to the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, in January Ukraine’s average daily pig iron output was almost unchanged from the December 2010 level, seeing a very slight increase from 77,600 tons to 77,800 tons. Product Average daily output in January, t Monthly output in January, t Pig iron 77,800 2,411,000 Crude steel 92,400…

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Ukraine suspends steel product shipments to Egypt

Prime-Tass has cited Mr. Vladimir Pikovskiy, head of the steel and mining industry department of Derzhzovnishinform (DZI), the Ukrainian national research and information center for monitoring international commodity markets, as saying that Ukrainian steel producers have temporarily suspended shipments of rolled steel products to Egypt due to the political crisis in the country.Mr. Pikovskiy said…

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