Ukrainian crude steel output to increase by 3% in 2011

Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported that the Ukrainian monitoring and consulting company Ukrpromzovnishexpertyza had forecast a 3-3.5% YoY growth in Ukrainian crude steel output in 2011 to about 34 million tons. In 2010 the country crude steel production is expected to amount to 32.5 million tons, up by 9.2% YoY.Mr. Vladimir Vlasyuk, Ukrpromzovnishexpertyza director, said “As…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih continues to increase output in November

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, announced that in November this year it continued to increase its production. Mr. Rinat Starkov, CEO of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, said the company had started a major program for restructuring of its production processes to…

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Ukrainian ferroalloy output increases by 41% in 11 months

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January to November Ukraine’s ferroalloys production increased by 41.2% YoY to 1.31 million tons. During 11 months Ukraine’s silicomanganese output increased by 29% to 861,100 tons, its ferromanganese production went up 2.3 times to 258,600 tons, its ferrosilicon output increased by 32% to 176,700 tons and…

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Ukrainian crude steel output in November drops slightly from October

It is reported that Ukrainian crude steel output in November registered a slight decrease with domestic steelmakers producing 2.85 million tons, down by 1.1% MoM. November performance was mainly driven by increased production of Ukraine’s largest mills, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and Metinvest’s two flagship mills, Azovstal and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works, which expanded their…

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Ukrainian daily pig iron output increases further in November

According to the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, in November Ukraine’s average daily pig iron output continued its positive trend, registering an increase of 2.12% or 1,600 tons, compared to October, to 77,100 tons.However, in the first six days of December the country average daily pig iron output decreased to 75,400 tons.According to Metallurgprom…

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Metinvest shipments of steel to CIS grew by 90% in 2010

For 10 months of 2010 Metinvest-Ukraine, a wholesale distribution channel of Metinvest Steel and Rolled products division sales service, increased its shipments of steel products to CIS countries by 90%, up to 135,000 tons compared with 71,000 tons in the previous year.In 2010 Metinvest-Ukraine managed to have substantially increased the sales volume, shipments to Central…

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Ukraine pipe production in November up by 18% MoM

It is reported that the Ukrainian pipe making industry has demonstrated a 17.7% MoM growth rate in November driven by Khartzyzsk and Lugansk Tube Plant performance improvements. Khartsyzsk Pipe Works performance has skyrocketed by 38.2% MoM, decreasing the gap between prior year 11 month results to 50%.According to a Millennium Capital analyst, “The news is positive…

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Ukrainian steel production in November declines

It is reported that in November steel output in Ukraine declined by 0.8% MoM and roll production increased by 2% MoM.  Most of the steelmakers maintained previous month’ production level, while Metinvest’s Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works (ENMZ) displayed 10.3% MoM and 11.7% MoM hikes in steel and roll production respectively.According to a Millennium Capital analyst,…

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IUD subsidiaries issue 11 months production results

It is reported that Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works and Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMKD), the steelmaking subsidiaries of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass (IUD), have issued their preliminary production results for the first 11 months of the current year. In January to November Alchevsk Iron and…

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