Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant (NFP), Ukraine’s biggest ferroalloy producer, may suspend output by the end of the year unless the government takes steps to lower power prices and restrict ferroalloy imports.NFP, which already reduced output by 12.4% in July, will shut down three ferroalloy making furnaces in September after shutting down five earlier this year.The company…Details
In the first seven months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 14% YoY to 353,980 tons.In July Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 35.8% compared to June to 38,140 tons. In January to July Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 20.4% YoY to 1.022 million tons.In July exports of pig iron from…Details
Ukraine’s steel production fell by 4.9% to 22.01 million tons in January to August compared to the same period in 2011. (SteelGuru)
Mr. Valeriy Muntiyan, the government envoy for cooperation with Russia, the CIS, EurAsEC and other regional associations, said, Ukraine hoped to increase quotas for the duty free supplies of pipes to the Customs Union member countries to 320,000 tons in 2013.He said that “The Ukrainian side will continue to negotiate and we will be doing…Details
In the January to July period of the current year Ukraine’s imports of steel products increased by 8.9% YoY to 1.052 million tons.
In July alone Ukraine’s steel product imports increased by 8.8% MoM to 176,400 tons. (SteelOrbis)
In the January to July period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 3.6595 million tons, up by 18.9% YoY.In addition, in the first seven months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 16.3% increase YoY in its finished…Details
In the January to July period of the current year Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 6.3% YoY to 13.508 million tons.
In July alone Ukraine’s steel product exports decreased by 3.7% compared to June to 1.778 million tons. (SteelOrbis)
Metallurgical enterprises in Ukraine reduced production of steel by 4% YoY to 19.385 million tons in January to July. Production of roll declined by 7% to 17.32 million tons.Production of cast iron increased by 1% to 16.806 million tons in the seven months.A significant decrease in metal production has been visible recently because of negative…Details
The Ukrainian unit of ArcelorMittal, the world largest steelmaker, increased steel production last month by 28%.
ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih said steel output rose to 544,100 tons in July compared with 425,100 tons in the same month a year earlier.
Pig iron productions increase to 477,500 tons from 363,900 tons in July last year. (Bloomberg)
The State statistics committee said, Ukraine’s total exports of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and metal products, measured by value, decreased by 7.3% YoY to $10.2 billion in January to June.
The committee said export of metals and metal products accounted for 30.3% of the country total exports worth $33.7 billion in the period. (Ukrainian Journal)
In September Ukraine’s crude steel production will rise by 3.4% YoY to 2.640 million tons.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.3 million tons in September, up by 0.8% compared to July, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel is expected to be 2.370 million tons, up by 2.3% compared to July.In August Ukrainian companies plan…Details
The Russian government has approved a 150,000 tons quota for duty-free imports of certain types of steel pipes from Ukraine to Russia in the second half of the current year. The quota in question was proposed by Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development.In the January to June period of the current year Ukraine was allowed duty-free…Details
It is reported that the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of Ukraine’s largest vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest, has stated that it plans to stop its hot-rolled plate mill 3000 for capital repairs on August 26 or August 27.The repairs are expected to be completed within 15 days. The output…Details
In 2012 Ukraine’s rolled steel production will decline by 4-5% YoY to 30 million tons.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 29 million tons in 2012, while Ukrainian production of crude steel in the year is expected to be 33.5 million tons.In the first seven months of the current year Ukraine registered a 7% decline…Details
It is reported that domestic metal consumption increased by 1% YoY to 3.5 million tons in H1 2012.
The volume of imported products increased by 18% YoY to 840 000 tons during the period, while its share reached 23.9% of the market compared to 20.5% in H1 2011. (Phoenix-capital)
According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to June period of the current year Ukraine registered a 24.1% increase YoY in its long steel product imports to 207,950 tons. In June Ukraine’s long steel product imports increased by 14.2% MoM to 43,370 tons.In the January to June period Ukrainian…Details
According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to June period of the current year Ukraine registered a 15.2% increase YoY in its flat steel imports to 453,980 tons. In June Ukraine’s flat steel imports decreased by 28.5% compared to May to 79,630 tons.On the other hand, in the first…Details
Ukrainian steelmaker Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, plans to increase its production of steel products in August by around 21% compared to July to around 290,000 tons including 195,000 tons of finished rolled steel products and 95-100,000 tons of slabs. (SteelOrbis)
In the first six months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap exports increased by 1.5% YoY to 315,840 tons. In June Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 17.8% compared to May to 59,450 tons.In January to June Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 15.9% YoY to 876,230 tons. In June exports of pig iron from…Details
Ukraine has reached a preliminary agreement with the Russian Federation on the supply of 150,000 tons of certain types of steel pipe to Russia by the end of the year.According the the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers, the government by its order of August 6 approved a draft protocol amending the agreement regulating the supply of…Details
ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, has announced that in August it plans to increase shipments of rebar by 3% to 7% compared to July to 230-240,000 tons.
In January to July ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih shipped 1.4 million tons of rebar, up by 12% YoY. (SteelOrbis)
According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in June Ukrainian steel pipe exports decreased by 37.9% compared to May to 85,080 tons worth a total of $100.01 million.In the January to June period Ukrainian exports of steel pipes increased by 1.9% YoY to 896,330 tons worth a total of $1.084 billion. On…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 515.00 520.00 July 490.00 500.00 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max June 525.00 530.00 July 490.00 495.00 * – Ukrainian Hrivna…Details
According to the European Commission documents, the European Union may lower import duties for Interpipe, the Ukrainian maker of pipes, for the second time since July.The European Commission passed a draft resolution to the EU Council that envisaged cutting the duty to 13.8% from 17.7%. The tax was decreased to 17.7% from 25.1% last month.…Details
According to the information from Ukraine’s Ministry of Economy, importers of steel pipes to Ukraine used 92.21% of their annual quota for imports of steel seamless casing and tubing with diameters up to 406.4 mm.For the period from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012, the quota in question is 16,753 tons. Of this figure,…Details
According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the first seven months of the current year Ukraine registered a 2.9% YoY decrease in its finished steel product output to 16.210 million tons, a 3.2% YoY decrease in its crude steel output to 19.484 million tons and a 1.3% rise in its pig…Details