Metinvest, the largest Ukrainian mining and metal holding company, has reported that controls by Russian customs on its steel products supplied to the Russian market have increased from August 13th, 2013. Extra weighing is now carried out by Russian customs on all incoming steel, whereas previously only certain incoming consignments were selected and examined. Extra…Details
Ukrainian steelmaker Zaporizhstal, a part of the Ukrainian mining and steel group Metinvest, has stated that it has suspended its supplies to Russia due to recent problems experienced at Russian customs. Russia’s Customs Service has tightened controls on Ukrainian goods since August 14th, blocking the supply of products to the Russian market. Zaporizhstal supplies about…Details
In the first seven months of the current year the crude steel production at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 3.6678 million metric tons, up by 0.22% YoY. ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih saw a 8.2% increase YoY in its finished steel output to 3.3533 million metric tons, while its…Details
In September Ukraine’s crude steel production is expected to decrease by 5.1% compared to July to 2.670 million metric tons. In September pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.490 million metric tons, up by 0.7% compared to the July results, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel is expected to total 2.4 million metric tons,…Details
Mr. Rostyslav Shurma, director general of Zaporizhstal, said that Metinvest, an international vertically integrated mining and metal group of companies, could merge Zaporizhstal and Zaporizhkoks, one of the largest producers of coke-chemical goods in Ukraine, in the long term.Mr. Shurma said that the merger of the two companies was logical, as they operated at one…Details
Mr. Rostislav Shurma, general director of Zaporizhstal Group, said that Zaporizhstal Group, part of the Ukrainian iron and steel holding Metinvest, posted a net profit of UAH 200 million in the first half of 2013, compared with a net loss of about UAH 500 million in the same period last year.Mr. Shurma said that “The…Details
According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the first seven months of the current year Ukraine registered a 1% decrease in its finished steel product output to 17.147 million metric tons, a 0.2% decrease in its crude steel output to 19.350 million metric tons and a 0.9% rise in its pig…Details
Ukrainian pipe group Interpipe plans to organize production of pipes with ultra premium thread connections meeting CAL IV standards for use in the most demanding oil and gas production projects.Pipes will be delivered to Shell for use in its projects in Ukraine.Interpipe said that during the discussion of specific measures pursuant to its memorandum of…Details
In May this year Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 9% MoM to 173,200 tons.In January-May exports of pig iron from Ukraine increased by 12.2% compared to the same period of last year to 822,500 tons.On the other hand, in the first five months of the current year Ukrainian imports of pig iron decreased…Details
In May 2013 Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 13.3% MoM to 1.893 million metric tons.
In January to May Ukraine exported 9.955 million metric tons of steel products, up by 0.7% YoY.
In May Ukraine registered a 9.5% decrease MoM in its steel product imports to 165,100 metric tons. (SteelGuru)
Zaporizhstal said that steel production rose by 1% on the year in January to July to 2.2 million tons.The company’s pig iron production remained flat in the period at 1.8 million tons, while rolled steel output rose by 3% to around 1.8 million tons.Zaporizhstal produced 341,600 tons of steel in July, up on the year…Details
According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, in the first half of the current year Ukraine did not export any steel scrap, while in the same period of last year the country exported 315,839 metric tons of scrap worth a total of $131.973 million.In January-June Ukraine’s scrap imports increased 2.4 times YoY to 103,651…Details
During the first halfyear of the 2013 Integrated Iron and Steel Works “Zaporizhstal” reduced energy consumption of manufactured steel product by 6,4%. There is the program of the Metinvest Group at Zaporizhstal which is oriented on realization energy-efficient process and implementation of total control raw material consumption and energy resources across all levels of manufacture.…Details
Yenakievo Iron & Steel Works’ Makeevka Branch mastered the production of thread bar, the use of which simplifies and accelerates the process of rock bolting, an advanced method for affixing mine tunnel roofs.Rock bolt works immediately after installation, improving mine tunnel stability as rock stratification is prevented and the size of inelastic deformation areas is…Details
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max May 593.24 602.56 461.83 555.46 June 593.24 602.56 455.07 561.09 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min…Details
According to the figures issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to June period of the current year, Ukrainian companies produced 847,700 metric tons of steel pipes, down by 24.5% compared to the same period last year. In June alone Ukraine’s steel pipe production decreased by 7.4% compared to May, to 134,200 metric…Details
In August 2013 Ukraine’s crude steel production is expected to increase by 1.1% compared to June to 2.760 million metric tons. According to forecasts, in August pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.530 million metric tons, up by 5.8% compared to the June results, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel is expected to total…Details
As of June 30th, 2013 importers of steel pipes to Ukraine used 95.98% of their annual quota for imports of steel seamless casing and tubing with diameters up to 406.4 mm. For the period from October 1st, 2012 to September 30th, 2013, the quota in question is 17,591 metric tons. Of this figure the unused…Details
In January-April exports of pig iron from Ukraine increased by 15.5% compared to the same period of last year, to 649,300 metric tons. (SteelGuru)
In April Ukraine’s exports of steel products increased by 7.9% MoM to 2.183 million metric tons.
In January to April Ukraine exported 8.063 million metric tons of steel products, up by 7.1% YoY.
In April Ukraine registered a 62.4% increase MoM in its steel product imports to 182,500 metric tons. (SteelGuru)
Ukrainian steelmaker Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, has announced that in the current month of July it plans to increase its crude steel production by 4% compared to June to 380,000 metric tons and to increase its production of steel products by 3% MoM…Details
According to the Economic Development and Trade Ministry beginning with August 1, 2013 Ukraine will temporarily suspend the quotas on the import of steel seamless casing and compressor pipes of up to 406.4 mm in diameter, irrespective of the country of origin. (SteelGuru)
The Ukrainian Steel Construction Association was registered in June. Its founders were Metinvest Group, leading steel distributors, producers of bearing and fencing steel structures and design organizations.The creation of UkrSCA will contribute to the development of the domestic steel market. The association comprises of 12 companies during the first phase, including producers of roof and…Details
Interpipe appointed Mr. Fadi Hraibi as the Commercial and Operating Officer (CCO). This new management position will enhance company’s sales management efficiency.Mr. Hraibi, who has already started at Interpipe, will be responsible for planning and management of company’s commercial activities, development and implementation of marketing strategy and sales channels development.Mr. Alexander Kirichko, GM of Interpipe,…Details
Mr. Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian President, said that the modernization of Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works would help to improve the environmental situation in the city, as well as allow the company to sell electricity.Mr. Yanukovych at a visiting meeting of the Council of Regions in Luhansk said that the authorities had recently paid considerable attention…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/RUR32.1961* min max April 496.95 782.70 May 506.27 782.70 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max April 673.23 724.30 May 673.23 724.30 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max…Details