According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in January Ukrainian exports of metallurgical coke increased by 23.1% YoY to 171,160 tons worth a total of $38.87 million.In 2012 Ukrainian exports of metallurgical coke increased by 29.7% YoY to 2.577 million tons totaling $628.51 million in value. In January 2013 Ukrainian imports of…Details
According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in January Ukrainian exports of long steel products decreased by 5.1% MoM to 481,120 tons totaling $301.92 million in value.
In January Ukraine registered a 2.5% decrease MoM in its long steel product imports to 28,120 tons worth a total of $27.7 million. (SteelGuru)
According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine increased by 12.8% in January this year compared to last December to 855,100 tons worth a total of $418.27 million.In January imports of semi-finished steel products to Ukraine decreased by 83.4% compared to December 2012 to 3,360 tons…Details
In February Ukrainian steelmaker Zaporizhstal’s finished steel product output increased by 14.3% to 247,000 tons, while its crude steel production increased by 7% to 294,800 tons both YoY.
According to the company’s preliminary results, in February Zaporizhstal saw a 3% YoY increase in its pig iron output to 247,600 tons. (SteelGuru)
According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the first two months of the current year Ukraine registered a 1.4% decrease in its finished steel product output to 4.243 million tons, a 3.1% increase in its crude steel output to 5.446 million tons and a 2.4% rise in its pig iron production…Details
In the January-February period of the current year Ukrainian companies produced 215,500 MT of steel pipes, down by 43% compared to the same period last year, according to the figures issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers.
In February alone Ukraine’s steel pipe production decreased by 30.7% compared to January, to 121,600 MT. (SteelGuru)
Metinvest Group, an international vertically integrated group of mining and steel companies, announced changes in the governance structure of the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Ilyich Stal.Metinvest BV (the Netherlands) became a member of the supervisory boards of MMKI and Ilyich Stal as of February 15th, 2013. Metinvest BV will be the sole…Details
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARESUKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ANGLES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max December 618.09 878.99 646.82 832.31 January 602.56 838.61 610.78 832.31 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and…Details
Kremenchuk Steel Works, one of the largest cast iron producers in the CIS and the major semi-finished products supplier for Kryukiv Railcar Plant, stops its production from February 13 until the beginning of March 2013, the plant’s labor union informs. The plant representatives explained the decision with certification difficulties and sales complications. (SteelGuru)
In March Ukraine’s crude steel production will fall by an estimated 1.6% compared to January this year to 2.8 million tons.Pig iron output will total 2.540 million tons in March, up by 1.7% compared to January, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel is expected to total 2.550 million tons, up by 1% compared to January.In…Details
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of Ukraine’s largest vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest, has stated that it has stopped its HDG line No 1 due to repair works and unfavourable market conditions. The unit is scheduled to remain idle in February and will be restarted as soon as the market…Details
In January the Ukrainian titanium industry raised titan ore and concentrate export 2.9 times YoY to almost 31,000 tons.
The Russian Federation, China and Czech Republic were among the key customers with 34.7%, 25.6% and 19.5% in total sales respectively. (SteelGuru)
In the first month of 2013 Ukraine augmented coke production by 23.3% YoY to 171,500 tons. Ukraine raised coke import in January by 77.5% YoY to 119,900 tons. (SteelGuru)
In January the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 536,500 tons, down by 3.35% YoY.In addition, in the given month ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 2.04% decrease YoY in its finished steel output to 469,900 tons, while pig iron production decreased by 1.07% YoY…Details
According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in 2012 Ukrainian exports of long steel products decreased by 0.2% YoY to 5.729 million tons. In December 2012 Ukraine’s long steel product exports increased by 14% MoM to 506,850 tons.In 2012 Ukraine registered a 4.7% decrease year on year in its long steel product…Details
Ukrainian steelmaker Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, has announced that in February it plans to cut its crude steel production by 5% compared to January to 380,000 tons and to reduce its production of steel products by 4% MoM to around 350,000 tons due…Details
According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in 2012 Ukraine registered an 8.8% increase year on year in its flat steel imports to 1.002 million tons. In December 2012 Ukraine’s flat steel imports decreased by 11.9% compared to November to 69,190 tons.In 2012 Ukraine’s flat steel exports decreased by 13.1% compared to…Details
ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, stated that the output of its continuous casting machine exceeded 100,000 tons of billets in January this year.This result means the planned annual output capacity of 1.2 million tons of 150 mm x 150 mm steel billets may be reached in the current…Details
Ukraine has agreed on a protocol on duty free supplies of steel pipes to Russia amounting to 120,000 tons in the H1 of 2013.The protocol amends the agreement on the regulation of supplies of some types of steel pipes from Ukraine to Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. In addition, in the first half of the current…Details
Zaporozhye Ferroalloys Plant, Ukraine’s No 2 ferroalloy producer, will probably resume operation by March following a 2.5 month shutdown.ZFP was forced to shut operation in early December 2012, citing high power prices. The company later asked Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to intervene to make sure the company gets power price discount that had been earlier…Details
According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, in January Ukraine did not export any steel scrap, while in January 2012 the country had exported 62,248 tons of scrap worth a total of $26,230 million.
In January Ukraine’s scrap imports increased 4.3 times YoY to 4.281 tons worth a total of $1,815 million. (SteelGuru)
Ukraine’s steel industry produced 2.524 million tons of finished roll in January, 1% less than in the same month last year.Crude steel production grew by 1% to 2.845 million tons and pig iron production also grew by 1% to 2.497 million tons. The country produced 94,000 tons of steel pipes, down by 47% YoY. Ukrainian…Details
Zaporizhstal in January increased its production volume of iron by 4.3%, of steel – by 9.9 % and of rolled stock – by 7.4% in comparison with output in January 2012.Increase in production volume within the reported period is connected with active implementation of the managerial and process arrangements at the works, as well as…Details
In 2012 Ukraine’s ferroalloy production decreased by 13.8% compared to 2011 to 1.026 million tons.In 2012 Ukraine’s silicomanganese output decreased by 13% to 734,100 tons, its ferromanganese production went down by 12.9% to 157,300 tons, its ferrosilicon output decreased by 20.9% to 119,400 tons, while its metallic manganese production increased by 4.3% to 14,700 tons…Details