Ukrainian steel output in February declined by 7.7% YoY to 2.46 million tons compared with a year earlier.Mr. Pavel Perkonos, an analyst at the Kiev based researcher, said average daily steel output in the first two months of the year declined by 6.1% YoY.He said that “Ukrainian plants continue to adjust production of steel to…Details
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, Ukraine’s biggest steel producer, raised finished roll production by 10.3% YoY to 856,000 tons in January to February.Crude steel production grew by 8.4% to 969,000 tons, and pig iron rose by 9.9% to 843,000 tons.ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih specializes in long products, in particular rebar and wire rod.Finished roll production fell by 8.7%…Details
Ukrainian steelmaker Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, plans to start upgrading its rolled metal unit.
The upgrade, which will cost UAH 1.5 billion, will make possible an increase in rolled metal production to 1.95 million tons a year from 700,000 tons at present. (Bloomberg)
Ukraine’s coke and steel producers are battling a recent proposal from the energy and coal industry ministry to restrict imports of coal.
The ministry has recently asked Prime Minister Mr. Nikolai Azarov to restrict imports of coal amid concerns there are 400,000 tons of domestically produced thermal coal accumulated in stocks. (Ukrainian Journal)
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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)
Interpipe rolled the first lot of seamless pipes, using the billets, produced at the new Dniprostal electric steel-smelting complex. The first pipe was rolled at the Interpipe NTRP plant.The first pipe passed the entire set of tests, which confirmed the high quality of the billet steel. Production of the first pipe means that Interpipe moves…Details
Azovstal Iron & Steel Works summarized work in the field of quality and extension of product mix for 2011. Last year specialists of Azovstal Iron & Steel Works mastered production of 37 new steel grades and over 20 types of rolled products.Currently Azovstal Iron & Steel Works is able to accept the orders for more…Details
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)
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 by…Details
In 2011 Ukraine registered a 12.3% increase YoY in its flat steel imports to 936,000 tons. In December 2011 Ukraine’s flat steel imports decreased by 3.6% compared to November falling to 86,300 tons.On the other hand, last year Ukraine’s flat steel exports increased by 15.2% YoY to 7.563 million tons. In December 2011 Ukraine’s flat…Details
In 2011 Ukraine registered a 14% YoY increase in its long steel product imports to 430,900 tons. In December 2011 Ukraine’s long steel product imports decreased by 16.7% MoM to 33,900 tons.Also in 2011 Ukrainian exports of long steel products decreased by 0.1% YoY to 2010 to 5.768 million tons. In December 2011 Ukraine’s long…Details
In 2011 Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products decreased by 5.2% YoY to 10.807 million tons.In 2011 Ukraine exported 5.572 million tons of steel slabs, up by 1.6%, while exports of square billets went down by 12.7% to 5.139 million tons, both compared to 2010. Meanwhile, exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine increased by…Details
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)
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…Details
On January 17, 2012 Interpipe and Italian general contractor Danieli Company successfully began hot testing of the manufacturing equipment at the Dneprosteel Electric Steel Smelting Complex. During the first melting process 100 tons of steel billets were produced.The hot testing will be carried out on the entire production chain of ESSC including arc steel-smelting furnace,…Details
Ukrainian metal companies cut cast iron production by 1.9% in December 2011, steel output by 4.1% and rolled steel output by 3.1% compared to November 2011 due to a continuous fall in demand for metal products on the global and domestic markets.In December 2.374 million tons of cast iron was produced, with average daily production…Details
Mr. Nikolai Azarov, Prime Minister of Ukraine, said that Ukraine would seek to stimulate domestic demand for its steel, mostly in housing and infrastructure projects, as weaker external demand had been affecting many of its companies.The government provided massive tax breaks to steelmakers between late 2008 and through the end of 2009 after steel exports…Details
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…Details
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…Details
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max November 388.25 512.48 513.15 525.67 December 388.25 512.48 513.15 525.67 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max November 425.00 430.00 425.00 435.00 December 435.00…Details
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…Details
In 2011 the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukraine’s largest vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest, saw an 8.6% YoY increase in its crude steel production to 6.136 million tons and an an 18.4% increase in its finished steel production to 4.710 million tons.In the given period, Ilyich produced…Details
The Dniepropetrovsk Tube Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, plans to expand its production capacity.At the end of 2011 the Dniepropetrovsk Tube Works commissioned a longitudinal electric welded pipe production line for carbon steel pipes with 10-76 mm diameter and also for precision stainless steel pipes. The capacity of…Details