ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sees uncertain trend for recovery

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, has said that it is keeping its production capacity aligned with market requirements, as the trend for the recovery of the market is uncertain and as it has been experiencing a certain slowdown affecting export orders in the latter…

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APRIL 2010

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR31.38* min max March 333.01 513.07 April 333.01 513.07 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH 5.33* min max March 602.06 619.14 April 766.04 804.88 * – the US dollar exchange rate has been fixed to avoid exchange rate differences.  (Ukrainian Metal) UKRAINE&RUSSIA:…

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Review of coated steel scenario in Ukraine

Rusmet reported that flat steel with anticorrosion covers gains more popularity in Ukraine despite the general downturn, however national manufacturers are still not ready to meet market demand. Though, huge imported quantities and general growth of steel consumption facilitated construction of new galvanizing and coating capacities in Ukraine.Till recent times there were only three galvanized…

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MARCH 2010

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS  METAL OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS, MARCH 2010 Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR31.38* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH 5.33* min max min max February 402.42 602.29 519.28** 599.06** March 402.42 602.29 519.28 599.06 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export,…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih steel output in 4 months up by 39% YoY

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has announced that during the first four months of this year it has increased its crude steel output by 39.1% YoY to 2.038 million tons. Product April 2010, t April 2009, t Change, % Pig iron 477,300 348,900 36.8 Steel 566,900 388,800 45.8 Rolled products 477,000 371,000 28.6 Product January-April, 2010 January-April…

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