Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in November 2016

In November Ukraine exported $63.11 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $7.59 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in November was Italy ($11.99 million).

In January-November Ukraine exported $641.66 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports stood at $78.37 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 2a), November 2016


Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.499*









* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest proposes creditors to consolidate commitments into single eurobond issue

Metinvest mining and steel group has appealed to the holders of its eurobonds and creditor banks, providing pre-export financing, with a proposal to convert all of the obligations into a single issue of eurobonds. The statement has been posted on the website of the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE). The company, in particular, proposes to combine…


Ukraine: Corum Group ships second roadheader to AMT

In mid-December Corum Group shipped the second roadheader to ArcelorMittal Temirtau.

According to the company statement, the machine will operate at Kazakhstanskaya mine.

The total lot of the machinery ordered comprises 4 pieces. The first one was produced in October and shipped in November. The final shipment is scheduled for January 2017. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: VSMPO-Avisma increases capacities for Boeing

On December 21, Boeing and VSMPO-Avisma announced the decision to increase Ural Boeing Manufacturing works capacities.

The new site will process titanium formings for all the Boieng aircraft, including the new 737 MAX and 777X models.

The new site will open in Q1 2018. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: nickel output down in January-November 2016

In January-November raw nickel output in Russia decreased by 16.4% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in November raw nickel output dropped by 28.5% YoY and by 0.5% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pellets exports in January-November 2016

In January-November Poltava Mining and Processing Works, a part of Ferrexpo, exported 10.2million tons of iron ore pellets. The products were shipped to Europe and the Near East, as well as Japan, Korea and China. In the same period Central GOK exported 2 million tons of pellets, with Karelsky okatysh exporting 4.439 million tons, Mikhaylovsky…


Russia: flat rolled copper output up in January-November 2016

In January-November raw copper output in Russia increased by 0.1%.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, copper plates, sheets, bars and bands output went up by 4.9% YoY, of rods and sections – by 19.2%, while that of wire dropped by 14.2% and of foil – by 9.4%. (Ukrainian metal)