According to the data, issued by the Cabinet of Ministers, in the first five months of the current year, Ukraine registered a 7.7% decrease in its finished steel product output to 12.016 million tons, a 4.4% decrease in its crude steel output to 14.044 million tons and a 1% rise in its pig iron production…Details
According to the data, issued by the Cabinet of Ministers, in April Ukrainian steel pipe exports decreased by 21.4% compared to March to 150,850 tons worth a total of $180.54 million.On the other hand, in the given month imports of steel pipes to Ukraine increased by 39% MoM to 7,340 tons worth a total of…Details
In the January to March period of the current year Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 10% YoY to 6.1 million tons.Ukraine’s rolled steel product exports decreased by 11.4% YoY to 5.4 million tons, including 2.3 million tons of semi-finished products, 1.6 million tons of flat steel and 1.5 million tons of long steel.…Details
In the January to April period of the current year Ukrainian imports of rolled steel products increased by 55.5% YoY to 746,800 tons.
In April alone Ukraine’s rolled steel product imports decreased by 58.7% MoM to 115,200 tons. (SteelOrbis)
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS Month Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH7.9898* min max March 589.03 789.48 April 589.03 789.48 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.04.12 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal) UKRAINE&RUSSIA:…Details
Ukrainian metallurgical companies have increased total net pretax loss in January to March 2012 3.6 times YoY to UAH 5.3 billion. Companies COGS per UAH 1 of production output has increased from UAH 1.025 in Q1 2011 to UAH 1.124 in Q1 2012, up by 9.7%.Mr. Vasiliy Kharakhulah, CEO of Metallurgprom, said sector performance had…Details
Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has introduced restrictions on exports of iron and steel scrap of 900,000 tons.The Cabinet resolution No 388 was signed on May 3.It is explained that the restriction is introduced on the basis of Article 9 and Article 12 of the law on scrap metal.It reads as “The cabinet approves iron and…Details
Mr. Oleksandr Liubarev, CFO of Donetskstal Group, a large Ukrainian coal, coke, cast iron and rolled steel manufacturer, said that the company expected that in 2012 the group would see $171 million in net profit, 45% less than on 2011.He added that thanks to the debt restructuring conducted last year, the debt burden in coming…Details
In January to April 2012 the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 2.0467 million tons, up by 11.8% YoY.In addition, in the first four months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 9.9% increase YoY in its finished steel output to 1.7608 million tons.…Details
According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the first four months of 2012 Ukraine registered increase of 1.2% YoY in its finished steel product output to 9.659 million tons, a 0.6% rise in its pig iron production to 9.604 million tons, but a 4.7% decrease in its crude steel output to…Details
According to the information from Ukraine’s Ministry of Economy, importers of steel pipes to Ukraine used 89.05% 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
Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company, a major metals trader, reported that demand for rolled metal products in Ukraine fell by 2.9% YoY in the first quarter of 2012 to 1.693 million tons.Mr. Vitaliy Kliuchnik, the company deputy CEO for sales, said “We estimate the Ukrainian market for rolled metal products amounted to 1.693 million tons…Details
Ukrainian steelmaker Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, has stated that it plans to increase crude steel production in the current year by 10.9% YoY compared to 2011 to 3.551 million tons.In 2012 its production of pig iron will rise by…Details
In the January to March period of 2012 Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 11.3% YoY to 5.414 million tons. In March Ukraine’s steel product exports increased by 19.2% compared to February to 1.818 million tons. In the first three months of the current year Ukraine registered a 62.7% increase YoY in its steel…Details
In the first three months of 2012 Ukraine’s scrap exports increased by 82% YoY to 123,900 tons.
In March Ukraine’s scrap exports rose by 25.2% compared to February to 34,300 tons. In the first three months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap imports decreased by 58.5% compared to January to March 2011 to 19,500 tons. (SteelGuru)
In January to March 2012 Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 4.4% YoY to 352,100 tons.
In March exports of pig iron from Ukraine decreased by 17.9% compared to February to 86,700 tons. In January to March Ukrainian imports of pig iron decreased by 86.6% YoY to 8,000 tons. (SteelGuru)
The Donetskstal Group is in talks on the acquisition of Zelezara Smederevo steel mill in Serbia.The press service of private joint-stock company Donetskstal Metallurgical Plant said “Information on the stoppage of talks, that have appeared in media reports, are rumors that are not true. At present, the Serbian government is considering the possibility of participating…Details
ArcelorMittal Ukrainian unit said steel production rose by 5.9% YoY in March as equipment was fixed.
ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih production jumped to 505,100 tons from 476,900 tons in March 2011.
First quarter output was 7.3% higher at 1.47 million tons, while crude steel production grew by 7.5%, to 1.47 million tons. (SteelGuru)
Ukraine’s Economic Development and Trade Ministry considers accusations of dumping against Ukrainian pipe producers by their European competitors to be unfounded, and it will help these companies in the investigation launched by the European Commission.Mr. Valeriy Pyatnytsky, Ukrainian government commissioner for European integration, said “We are writing our commentaries and registering ourselves as an interested…Details
According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, in the first two months of the current year Ukraine’s ferrous metal exports decreased by 4.6% YoY to 4.1 million tons, including 331,000 tons of steel pipes, up by 11% YoY. (SteelOrbis)
In May Ukraine’s crude steel production will reach 2.97 million tons, up by 2.2% compared to March.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.54 million tons in May, up by 2.7%, while production of rolled steel in the given month is expected to reach 2.6 million tons, up by 3.1%, both compared to March.In the…Details
According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in January to February period of the current year Ukraine registered a 24.7% increase year on year in its long steel product imports to 61,910 tons. In February alone Ukraine’s long steel product imports increased by 14.3% MoM to 33,020 tons.In the January to February…Details
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max Feburary 496.95 590.13 March 496.95 590.13 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max Feburary 563.22 588.25 March 563.22 588.25 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.03.12 according to the National Bank of…Details
According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the first three months of the current year Ukraine registered a 0.3% decrease YoY in its finished steel product output to 7.103 million tons, a 5.5% decrease in its crude steel output to 8.190 million tons and a 0.1% decline in its pig iron…Details
Interpipe, one of the leading steel pipe producers in Eastern and Central Europe, plans to close Interpipe Nizhnedneprovsk Pipe open-hearth furnace capacities in Q4 2012 while its output will be fully indemnified with Dneprostal electric furnace steel production.Project capacity for Dneprostal in 2012 is estimated at 700,000 tons of assembled steel, while Interpipe Nizhnedneprovsk Pipe…Details
According to information from Ukraine Ministry of Economy, importers of steel pipes to Ukraine used 83.75% 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, the…Details