May 2014

METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA:FOUNDRY PIG IRON METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS (ordinary steel) METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS (structural steel) METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS (ordinary steel) METALS OF UKRAINE & RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS (structural steel) METALS OF UKRAINE &…

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Ukraine lowers metal output in January-May 2014

In January-May Ukrainian metal companies produced 12.9 million tons of steel, down by 7% YoY. In the given period rolled metal output also decreased by 7%, to 11.38 million tons, while that of pig iron fell by 1%, to 12.01 million tons. Coke manufacture dropped by 3%, to 7.15 million tons, while at the same…

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Dneprospetsstal increases heat-resistant alloys output

In 2013 heat-resistant alloys output at Dneprospetsstal reached its absolute maximum for the last 20 years.  The works started producing rolled rods with 37-42 mm diameter, which is considered the main advantage in the development of this type of products. Now the company can produce rolled heat-resistant alloys with 20-75 mm diameter. Even though heat-resistant…

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Metinvest decreases iron ore concentrate output in Q1 2014

In January-March Metinvest group of companies produced 8820 thousand tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 4.04%, or by 372 thousand tons, QoQ.

Taking YoY figures, Metinvest decreased its iron ore concentrate output by 5.41%, or by 505 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukrainian metal exports and imports down in January-April 2014

In January-April Ukrainian metal companies decreased ferrous metals exports profit by 6.5%, to $4628.11 million YoY. During this period ferrous metals amounted for 24.02% of the total export volumes, up by 1.5% YoY. In April ferrous metals exports earned Ukraine $1153.5 million. At the same time Ukraine imported ferrous metals for $434.74 million, down by…

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Ukraine decreases coke output in January-April 2014

In January-April Ukrainian by-product coke plants produced 5.657 million tons of metallurgical coke (6% density), down by 3.8% YoY.

In April the output was on the level of 1.391 million tons. All plants have full supplies of imported, as well as Ukrainian coal. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine increases ferroalloys output on January-April 2014

In January-April Ukrainian ferroalloys companies produced 330.5 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 27.1% YoY.

In particular, silicomanganese output went up by 17%, to 237.9 thousand tons, ferromanganese production increased by 20.1%, to 32.3 thousand tons, while ferrosilicon (45%) more than doubled its results – 60.3 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal) 

Ukrainian pipe output down in January-April 2014

In January-April major Ukrainian pipe companies produced 477 thousand tons of ferrous pipes, down by 16.1% YoY. April saw pipe output on the level of 140.6 thousand tons, up by 3.6% MoM. Khartsyzsk Pipe Works decreased its pipe output from 79.3 thousand tons in January-April 2013 to 61.4 thousand tons this year. In March and…

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