Canada imposes AD duty on Ukrainian steel plates

On January 4th 2010, the Canada Border Services Agency made a final determination of dumping pursuant to paragraph 41(1)(a) of the Special Import Measures Act with respect to hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low alloy steel plate not further manufactured than hot-rolled, heat treated or not, in cut lengths in widths from 24 inches…

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Ukraine extends export licensing for ferroalloys and stainless steel

The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers has determined the list of goods, including alloyed ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals and their alloys, the exports of which will be subject to licensing in 2010.According to the government Decree No 1406 dated December 23rd 2009 the goods subjected to licensing are ferronickel, ferrotitanium, ferroalloys, stainless steel in ingots or…

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Carbofer owner Mr. Katunin buys 50+% stake in IUD

Interfax Ukraine reported that Mr. Alexander Katunin, the owner of Swiss metal trader Carbofer Group and the former co-owner of Russia’s Evraz Group, together with a group of financial investors and with the participation of Russia’s Vnesheconombank, had purchased a controlling interest in Donetsk-based Industrial Union of Donbas (IUD) Corporation. IUD in a press release…

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TOP 10 Ukrainian Metal Traders (December’09)

Metinvest-SMC Phone: +38 044 2300000 Fax: +38 044 5374488 http://www.metinvest-smc.com/ UGMK Phone-fax: +38 044 2066026, 2595505, 2066027 E-mail: [email protected] http://www.ugmk.in.ua/ Komex Phone: +38 056 7883203, 7883205, 7883206, 7883225 Fax: +38 0562 472774, 462149 E-mail: [email protected]   http://www.comex.dp.ua/ Vikant Phone: +38 056 4406451, 4406452, 4058466 http://www.vikant.com.ua/ AV Group (Altair D + Vega C) Phone: + 38…

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Interpipe Steel acknowledged as the best in eco CSR

Steel pipes and railway wheels producer Interpipe became the winner of the first Ukrainian contest of business cases on Corporate Social Responsibility in nomination “Environmental protection”. The authoritative international jury has highly evaluated Interpipe consideration of eco-social norms in realization of investment project of electric arc furnace, Interpipe Steel.Mr. Oleg Kuzmin, Director for Corporate Affairs at…

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Ukrainian metals consumption plummets in 11 months

Interfax cited Mr. Andriy Fedoseyev, president of the Ukrainian Metal Traders Association, as saying that metal consumption in Ukraine fell 36.3% YoY in January to November to 4.809 million tons and imports plummeted 67% to 577,288 tons.Mr. Fedoseyev said Ukrainian pipe mills bought 1.397 million tons of locally produced and imported roll and feedstock down…

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Ukrainian metallurgical export and import data

According to mining enterprises association Ukrrudprom, Ukrainian metallurgical plants increased iron ore raw materials import in January to November 2009 by 33% YoY to 3.602 million tons.In January to November iron ore concentrate import grew 2.8 times to 2.815 million tons, sinter ore import decreased by 53.3% to 563,300 tons, pellets import decreased by 59.4%…

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