In August 2012 performance indices of Zaporizhstal improved as compared with July 2012. Volume gain in production of iron, steel and roll stock had been caused mainly by introduction of organizational and technological arrangements. The average daily hot metal production in August increased to 8,830 tons from 8,750 tons in the previous 7 months of 2012.Coke…Details
On September 5th, 2012 the EU ruled to reduce the anti-dumping duties on seamless pipes, manufactured at Interpipe mills. As such, duties on imports of Interpipe seamless pipes to EU countries decreased to 13.8%.The legislation review by the European Commission and the European Court has been running since 2006. In 2011 Interpipe filed a request…Details
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, one of Ukrainian largest steel producers, reported about the completion of repairs on the plate rolling shop 3000.
A complete plate rolling shop overhaul took 15 days and was completed on September 10. The previous repair took place in November 2011. (Phoenix capital)
Interpipe Group won a reduction of more than a fifth in a European Union steel-pipe tariff because the EU found the company had reduced price undercutting.The EU lowered the import duty applying to two Interpipe units – Interpipe Niko Tube and Interpipe Nizhnedneprovsky Tube Rolling Plant OJSC – to 13.8% from 17.7%. The levy is…Details
Most Ukrainian steel majors reduced finished roll production in January to June 2012.ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, the country’s biggest steel mill, raised roll production tentatively by 14.1% YoY to 3.581 million tons. But Azovstal Iron and Steel Works said it reduced roll output 22.5% YoY to 2.847 million tons, Zaporizhstal reduced it by 3.1% to 2.068…Details
Ukrainian steelmaker Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, plans to maintain its production of rolled steel products in September unchanged month on month at the level of 290,000 tons, but aims to increase its production of crude steel by around 10% compared to August to…Details
According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to July period of the current year Ukraine registered a 16.1% increase YoY in its long steel product imports to 244,100 tons. In July Ukraine’s long steel product imports decreased by 16.7% MoM to 36,120 tons.In the January to July period Ukrainian…Details
Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant (NFP), Ukraine’s biggest ferroalloy producer, may suspend output by the end of the year unless the government takes steps to lower power prices and restrict ferroalloy imports.NFP, which already reduced output by 12.4% in July, will shut down three ferroalloy making furnaces in September after shutting down five earlier this year.The company…Details
In the first seven months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 14% YoY to 353,980 tons.In July Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 35.8% compared to June to 38,140 tons. In January to July Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 20.4% YoY to 1.022 million tons.In July exports of pig iron from…Details
Ukraine’s steel production fell by 4.9% to 22.01 million tons in January to August compared to the same period in 2011. (SteelGuru)
Mr. Valeriy Muntiyan, the government envoy for cooperation with Russia, the CIS, EurAsEC and other regional associations, said, Ukraine hoped to increase quotas for the duty free supplies of pipes to the Customs Union member countries to 320,000 tons in 2013.He said that “The Ukrainian side will continue to negotiate and we will be doing…Details
In the January to July period of the current year Ukraine’s imports of steel products increased by 8.9% YoY to 1.052 million tons.
In July alone Ukraine’s steel product imports increased by 8.8% MoM to 176,400 tons. (SteelOrbis)
In the January to July period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 3.6595 million tons, up by 18.9% YoY.In addition, in the first seven months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 16.3% increase YoY in its finished…Details
In the January to July period of the current year Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 6.3% YoY to 13.508 million tons.
In July alone Ukraine’s steel product exports decreased by 3.7% compared to June to 1.778 million tons. (SteelOrbis)
Metallurgical enterprises in Ukraine reduced production of steel by 4% YoY to 19.385 million tons in January to July. Production of roll declined by 7% to 17.32 million tons.Production of cast iron increased by 1% to 16.806 million tons in the seven months.A significant decrease in metal production has been visible recently because of negative…Details
The Ukrainian unit of ArcelorMittal, the world largest steelmaker, increased steel production last month by 28%.
ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih said steel output rose to 544,100 tons in July compared with 425,100 tons in the same month a year earlier.
Pig iron productions increase to 477,500 tons from 363,900 tons in July last year. (Bloomberg)
The State statistics committee said, Ukraine’s total exports of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and metal products, measured by value, decreased by 7.3% YoY to $10.2 billion in January to June.
The committee said export of metals and metal products accounted for 30.3% of the country total exports worth $33.7 billion in the period. (Ukrainian Journal)
In September Ukraine’s crude steel production will rise by 3.4% YoY to 2.640 million tons.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.3 million tons in September, up by 0.8% compared to July, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel is expected to be 2.370 million tons, up by 2.3% compared to July.In August Ukrainian companies plan…Details
The Russian government has approved a 150,000 tons quota for duty-free imports of certain types of steel pipes from Ukraine to Russia in the second half of the current year. The quota in question was proposed by Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development.In the January to June period of the current year Ukraine was allowed duty-free…Details
It is reported that the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of Ukraine’s largest vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest, has stated that it plans to stop its hot-rolled plate mill 3000 for capital repairs on August 26 or August 27.The repairs are expected to be completed within 15 days. The output…Details
In 2012 Ukraine’s rolled steel production will decline by 4-5% YoY to 30 million tons.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 29 million tons in 2012, while Ukrainian production of crude steel in the year is expected to be 33.5 million tons.In the first seven months of the current year Ukraine registered a 7% decline…Details
It is reported that domestic metal consumption increased by 1% YoY to 3.5 million tons in H1 2012.
The volume of imported products increased by 18% YoY to 840 000 tons during the period, while its share reached 23.9% of the market compared to 20.5% in H1 2011. (Phoenix-capital)
According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to June period of the current year Ukraine registered a 24.1% increase YoY in its long steel product imports to 207,950 tons. In June Ukraine’s long steel product imports increased by 14.2% MoM to 43,370 tons.In the January to June period Ukrainian…Details
According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to June period of the current year Ukraine registered a 15.2% increase YoY in its flat steel imports to 453,980 tons. In June Ukraine’s flat steel imports decreased by 28.5% compared to May to 79,630 tons.On the other hand, in the first…Details