According to the preliminary data, in the first nine months of 2011 Ukraine’s finished steel product output was up by 5.8% YoY to 22.806 million tons, crude steel product output increased by 8.1% to 26.053 million tons and pig iron production went up by 6% to 21.511 million tons.The country’s production of metallurgical coke went…Details
In the January to September period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 4.118 million tons, down by 9% YoY.In the first nine months of the year ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih registered a 10% decrease YoY in its finished steel output…Details
Steel pipe production in Ukraine soared 35.2% YoY in January to September to 1.676 million tons.
Pipe production in September came to 176,300 tons.
The Metinvest holding’s Khartsyzsk Pipe Works, Ukraine’s largest pipe producer, boosted output considerably in order to meet orders from Russian oil pipeline operator Transneft. (Ukrtruboprom)
Interpipe, the pipe and wheel producer, which is under control of EastOne, is planning to supply pipes made at Interpipe Novomoskovsky pipe plant (Dniepropetrovsk region) to Belarus.The company said that Interpipe Novomoskovsky pipe plant passed an audit of the department for supervision of safe work in industry in Belarus.The report said “After the audit, the…Details
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR28.0758* min max July 706.49 906.71 August 706.49 906.71 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9723* min max July 749.09 902.12 August 749.09 902.12 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max…Details
Ukraine in August boosted steel production by 5.3% compared to August 2010, to 2.8 million tons, placing it ninth on the ranking of the 64 main steel producers compiled by the World Steel Association.In July Ukraine ranked tenth, having seen a 10.3% rise in steel output from July 2010, to 2.730 million tons.Ukraine pushed Turkey…Details
According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, in the January to July period of the current year the Ukrainian metallurgical industry posted an overall loss of UAH 847.5 million.In particular, 56.8% of Ukrainian metallurgical companies recorded a combined profit of UAH 5.652 billion, while 43.2% of companies saw a combined loss of UAH 6.499…Details
In the January to August period of the current year the steel-making subsidiaries of Metinvest, Ukraine’s largest vertically integrated mining and steel group, saw an 8% increase in their crude steel production to 9.762 million tons, a 6% rise in their finished steel production to 7.024 million tons and a 7% increase in their pig…Details
According to the preliminary data, in the first eight months of 2011 Ukraine registered an 11.6% rise YoY in its finished steel product output to 20.33 million tons and an 8% increase in its crude steel output to 23.153 million tons.In January to August Ukraine saw a 40% increase in its steel pipe production to…Details
In the January to August period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totalled 3.637 million tons, down by 10% YoY. In the first eight months of the year ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih registered an 11% decrease YoY in its finished steel…Details
According to the preliminary data, in the first eight months of 2011 Ukraine registered a 5.6% growth YoY in its finished steel product output, to 20.334 million tons, an increase of 8.4% in its crude steel output, to 23.153 million tons, and a 6% rise in its pig iron production, to 19.107 million tons.The country’s…Details
In the January to August period of the current year the steelmaking subsidiaries of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass produced a total of 4.331 million tons of pig iron up, by 25% YoY. The subsidiaries’s crude steel output in the given period increased by 23% YoY, to 4.613 million tons. In the…Details
According to the data released by the metal trading enterprise Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company, in January to July Ukraine’s exports of steel products rose by 1.3% YoY increasing to 14.421 million tons. In July alone Ukraine’s steel product exports decreased by 21.6% compared to June, dropping to 1.835 million tons.In the first seven months…Details
In the first seven months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 4.3% YoY to 411,600 tons. In July alone Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 22.2% MoM falling to 100,300 tons.In the first seven months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap imports increased by 62 times compared to January to July 2010, rising…Details
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMD), a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, has activated works to install ladle furnace no 2.The company has almost completed all construction works. Azovintex company is installing the equipment of the ladle furnace. The installation of the furnace crown and the…Details
In the first seven months of the current year Ukraine registered a 3.7% YoY increase in its flat steel imports to 0.481 million tons. In July alone Ukraine’s flat steel imports increased by 3.6% to June to 0.082 million tons.In the first seven months of 2011 Ukraine’s flat steel exports increased by 19.2% YoY to…Details
In the first 7 months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 4.3% YoY to 411,600 tons. In July alone Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 22.2% compared to June falling to 100,300 tons.In the first 7 months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap imports increased by 62 times compared to January to July…Details
The investment bank Renaissance Capital said, Ukraine might not suffer to the extent it did when metals prices plunged during the global financial crisis three years ago.Analysts Ms. Anastasia Golovach and Mr. Ivan Tchakarov said, “Assuming the worst case scenario of declining commodity prices, which are crucial for Ukraine, the country may be less sensitive…Details
In January to June period of the current year Ukraine’s largest vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest saw a 77.6% increase in its crude steel production – to 7.345 million tons, helped by the use of high quality coke. In particular, in the given period Metinvest saw a 73.4% YoY increase in its pig…Details
The Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukraine-based vertically-integrated mining and steel group Metinvest, plans to build a new converter mill with a rolling mill. After the project realization, Ilyich will be able to produce 8.5-9.0 million tons of steel per year.Also, Ilyich plans to reconstruct its mill 1700 in order…Details
It is reported that the Ukrainian steel-making industry will produce 30.7 MT of finished steel products, up by 9% YoY, and 34.7 million tons of steel, up by 6% YoY in 2011. These projected figures are 2% lower in comparison to the forecast issued by the ministry in May.According to Phoenix capital, “The event is…Details
In January to July Lugansk Tube Plant increased its welded steel pipe production by 4% YoY to 132,000 tons.
In August the mill plans to produce around 16-17,000 tons of welded pipes and to maintain its July work level on the back of steady demand from both local and foreign customers. (SteelOrbis)
Mr. Viktor Vekselberg’s Renova Group is in talks to buy metals assets of Viktor Pinchuk EastOne LLC.
EastOne is looking to sell 25% of companies that control three ferroalloy plants and two iron ore processing facilities in Ukraine including the Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant. The stakes may be worth a total of $1.5 billion. (Kommersant)
ArcelorMittal Krivyi Rih steel production declined by 13.6% YoY in July from the same month a year ago.Mr. Alexander Ioskov, who heads the production department at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, said output fell to 425,100 tons from 492,100 tons.Steel production declined to 3.08 million tons in the first seven months of the year from 3.56 million…Details
The Ukraine-based vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest has completed the cold repair of the open hearth furnace No 6 at the open hearth shop of the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.The company invested around UAH 15 million in the repair works which took eight days. The previous repair of open hearth furnace…Details
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max June 650.00 660.00 July 605.00 610.00 Month Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max June 640.00 660.00 July 600.00 650.00 * – Ukrainian Hrivna…Details