UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max May 568.39 782.70 June 568.39 782.70 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max May 623.42 701.64 June 665.85 713.91 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max…Details
In the first five months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap exports increased by 40.6% YoY to 256,400 tons. In May alone Ukraine’s scrap exports rose by 20.5% compared to April to 72,400 tons.
In the first five months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap imports decreased by 54.5% YoY to 29,600 tons. (SteelOrbis)
In January to May 2012 Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 6.3% YoY to 9.884 million tons.In May alone Ukraine’s steel product exports increased by 11.6% compared to April to 2.357 million tons. In the first five months of the current year Ukraine registered a 9.2% YoY increase in its steel product imports to…Details
In January to May 2012 Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 16.4% YoY to 732,800 tons.
In May alone exports of pig iron from Ukraine decreased by 19% compared to April to 170,400 tons. In January to May 2012 Ukrainian imports of pig iron decreased by 45.8% YoY to 16,000 tons. (SteelOrbis)
Ukrainian mining group and steel producer Metinvest plans to shift its investment focus from iron ore to steel for the rest of this decade, as it sees value moving back from the raw material to the alloy.The company is planning to boost its steel production to 25 million tons by 2020 from 15 million tons…Details
In January to May 2012 the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 2.5487 million tons, up by 11.1% YoY.In the first five months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 6.4% increase YoY in its finished steel output to 2.1604 million tons. Pig…Details
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, one of Ukraine’s largest steel producers, schedules the shutoff of hot galvanizing machine #1 at the beginning of July. The decision is based on low demand from both domestic and international customers.
Nevertheless, the company will keep running hot galvanizing machine #2. (Phoenix Capital)
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih’s steel output rose by 8.35% YoY in May from the same month a year earlier. The company did not give a reason for the increase.
The company said output rose to 502,000 tons from 463,300 tons. Pig iron output rose to 443,000 tons from 396,300 tons. (SteelGuru)
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, Ukraine’s biggest steel producer, increased production of finished roll by 6.4% YoY to 2.16 million tons in January to May 2012.Steel output increased by 11.1% to 2.549 million tons and pig iron – by 13.6% to 2.229 million tons. Production of finished roll in May came to 399,600 tons, steel – to…Details
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max April 664.68 748.54 526.72 689.63 May 664.68 748.54 521.46 645.13 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min…Details
Metinvest within the framework of client oriented sales policy continues to expand distribution network and opened Steel Service Center in Vinnitsa. With introduction of the second Steel Service Center in the west of the country the company can better and timely meet the requirements of regional customers providing more effective cooperation.At the new Steel Service…Details
According to the data, issued by the Cabinet of Ministers, in the first five months of the current year, Ukraine registered a 7.7% decrease in its finished steel product output to 12.016 million tons, a 4.4% decrease in its crude steel output to 14.044 million tons and a 1% rise in its pig iron production…Details
According to the data, issued by the Cabinet of Ministers, in April Ukrainian steel pipe exports decreased by 21.4% compared to March to 150,850 tons worth a total of $180.54 million.On the other hand, in the given month imports of steel pipes to Ukraine increased by 39% MoM to 7,340 tons worth a total of…Details
In the January to March period of the current year Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 10% YoY to 6.1 million tons.Ukraine’s rolled steel product exports decreased by 11.4% YoY to 5.4 million tons, including 2.3 million tons of semi-finished products, 1.6 million tons of flat steel and 1.5 million tons of long steel.…Details
In the January to April period of the current year Ukrainian imports of rolled steel products increased by 55.5% YoY to 746,800 tons.
In April alone Ukraine’s rolled steel product imports decreased by 58.7% MoM to 115,200 tons. (SteelOrbis)
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS Month Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH7.9898* min max March 589.03 789.48 April 589.03 789.48 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.04.12 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal) UKRAINE&RUSSIA:…Details
Ukrainian metallurgical companies have increased total net pretax loss in January to March 2012 3.6 times YoY to UAH 5.3 billion. Companies COGS per UAH 1 of production output has increased from UAH 1.025 in Q1 2011 to UAH 1.124 in Q1 2012, up by 9.7%.Mr. Vasiliy Kharakhulah, CEO of Metallurgprom, said sector performance had…Details
Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has introduced restrictions on exports of iron and steel scrap of 900,000 tons.The Cabinet resolution No 388 was signed on May 3.It is explained that the restriction is introduced on the basis of Article 9 and Article 12 of the law on scrap metal.It reads as “The cabinet approves iron and…Details
Mr. Oleksandr Liubarev, CFO of Donetskstal Group, a large Ukrainian coal, coke, cast iron and rolled steel manufacturer, said that the company expected that in 2012 the group would see $171 million in net profit, 45% less than on 2011.He added that thanks to the debt restructuring conducted last year, the debt burden in coming…Details
In January to April 2012 the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 2.0467 million tons, up by 11.8% YoY.In addition, in the first four months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 9.9% increase YoY in its finished steel output to 1.7608 million tons.…Details
According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the first four months of 2012 Ukraine registered increase of 1.2% YoY in its finished steel product output to 9.659 million tons, a 0.6% rise in its pig iron production to 9.604 million tons, but a 4.7% decrease in its crude steel output to…Details
According to the information from Ukraine’s Ministry of Economy, importers of steel pipes to Ukraine used 89.05% of their annual quota for imports of steel seamless casing and tubing with diameters up to 406.4 mm.For the period from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012 the quota in question is 16,753 tons. Of this figure…Details
Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company, a major metals trader, reported that demand for rolled metal products in Ukraine fell by 2.9% YoY in the first quarter of 2012 to 1.693 million tons.Mr. Vitaliy Kliuchnik, the company deputy CEO for sales, said “We estimate the Ukrainian market for rolled metal products amounted to 1.693 million tons…Details
Ukrainian steelmaker Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, has stated that it plans to increase crude steel production in the current year by 10.9% YoY compared to 2011 to 3.551 million tons.In 2012 its production of pig iron will rise by…Details