January 2012

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increases production in January 2012

ArcelorMittal’s Ukrainian unit said steel production rose by 22.7% in January from the same month a year earlier.
Production jumped to 549,200 tons from 447,300 tons in January 2011. (Bloomberg)

Ukrainian pig iron exports up by 20% YoY in 2011

In 2011 Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 19.8% YoY to 1.774 million tons.
In December 2011 exports of pig iron from Ukraine increased by 38.6% compared to November to 246,900 tons.
In 2011 Ukraine’s imports of pig iron decreased by 32.2% YoY to 43,700 tons. (Steel Orbis)

Ukraine boosts steel output by 6% in 2011

Ukraine boosted its production of crude steel by 5.7% to 35.3 million tons in 2011. Ukraine is the world’s eighth largest steel producer. The world crude steel production reached 1.527 billion tones in 2011 increasing by 6.8% YoY.
Ukraine produced 33.5 million tons of steel in 2010, a 12.4% increase from 2009. (Unian.net)

Ukraine registers an increase in steel product exports in 2011

In 2011 Ukraine’s exports of steel products increased by 1.7% YoY to 24.138 million tons. In December 2011 Ukraine’s steel product exports increased by 12.5% MoM to 2.258 million tons. In 2011, Ukraine registered a 9.8% increase YoY in its steel product imports to 1.843 million tons. In December 2011, Ukraine’s steel product imports decreased…

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Ukrainian finished steel output to drop slightly in February 2012

In February 2012 Ukrainian crude steel production will rise by 1.1% compared to December 2011 to 2.790 million tos.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.350 million tons in February, down by 1.01% compared to December, while production of rolled steel is expected to be 2.5 million tons, down by 1.96% compared to December. In…

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Ukrainian metal companies to reduce steel smelting by 1% in February 2012

Ukrainian metal companies plan to reduce steel smelting by 1.1% in February 2012 compared to the targets for January to 2.79 million tons, and rolled steel production by 0.4%, to 2.5 million tons.The target for February also foresees a fall in cast iron production by 0.8%, to 2.35 million tons.Average daily cast iron production in…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih crude steel output in 2011 down by 7% YoY

In 2011 the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 5.720 million tons, down by 7% compared to 2010.last year ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih registered an 8.5% decrease year on year in its finished steel output to 4.937 million tons. During the period in question, pig…

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Ukrainian scrap exports in 11 months 2011 up by 22% YoY

In the first 11 months of 2011 Ukraine’s scrap exports increased by 21.8% YoY, to 736,900 tons. In November alone Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 31.1% MoM, to 62,900 tons.
In the first 11 months of 2011 Ukraine’s scrap imports increased 13.3 times compared to January to November 2010, to 116,200 tons. (SteelOrbis)