The Customs Union Commission ruled on July 20 to apply anti-dumping customs duties to metallurgical imports. Many of these imports are from Ukraine, whose government recently rejected Moscow’s proposal to become a member in its trade bloc.The Ukrainian products to be affected are metal fasteners and pipes. These anti-dumping measures had already been in place…Details
In 2011 Ukrainian metallurgical companies will increase production of flat steel by 5-8% compared to 2010 to 9.6-9.8 million tons, while the output of long products may go up by 5-7% compared to 2010 to 8.5-8.7 million tons.In 2011 Ukraine will import around 0.75-0.8 million tons of flat steel worth $910-940 million compared to 0.834…Details
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih metallurgical plant reduced its roll output by 10.4% YoY to 2.363 million tons in January to June 2011.Steel output dropped by 13.4% to 2.652 million tons in the six months, while pig iron output went down by 14.6% to 2.274 million tons.Roll output in June went down by 17.3% YoY, steel output…Details
Ukraine reduced ferroalloy output by 19.6% YoY in January to June to 621,200 tons on weaker demand.
Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant, the biggest of Ukraine’s three smelters reduced output by 15.8% YoY, to 406,000 tons. (Ukrainian Journal)
According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, in the first five months of the current year Ukraine’s ferrous metal exports increased by 35.1% YoY to a total value of $7.811 billion, while exports of products made from ferrous metal went up by 78.8% to a total value of $1.194 billion.In the given period Ukraine…Details
According to the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, in August Ukraine’s crude steel production will reach 3.09 million tons.Pig iron output in Ukraine will reach 2.650 million tons in August, while production of rolled steel will rise to 2.840 million tons.In July Ukrainian metallurgical companies plan to produce a total of 3.07 million tons…Details
In July Ukrainian steelmaker Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works plans to complete the execution of seamless pipe orders prior to the permanent closure of its seamless pipe production facilities.This decision was taken by the company management in May, citing obsolete equipment and lack of seamless pipe orders, especially from Russian customers after the implementation…Details
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR28.0785* min max May 709.51 983.31 June 689.38 983.31 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9723* min max May 689.16 784.13 June 701.70 787.52 Month Export,…Details
ArcelorMittal’s Ukraine unit said steel production declined 26% in June from a year earlier as a blast furnace functioned erratically.Its output declined to 358,100 tons from 485,700 tons a year ago.Mr. Alexander Ioskov, who heads the production department at ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, said in an e-mailed statement that malfunctions at the blast furnace had been…Details
In January to June Lugansk Tube Plant increased its steel pipe production by 8% YoY to 114,800 tons. (SteelOrbis)
It is reported that in the H1 of the current year Ukrainian pipe producer Kominmet increased its steel pipe production by 22% YoY to 88,100 tons. (SteelOrbis)
Metinvest, Ukraine’s largest steelmaker, plans to increase production by 61% this year after combining assets with competitor Mariupol Iron and Steel Works named after Ilyich and modernizing its plants.Mr. Sergiy Novikov, CFO of Metinvest, said the steelmaker expected to produce as much as 15 million tons of steel in 2011.He said the company would concentrate…Details
According to the data released by metal trading enterprise Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company, in January to May Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 9% YoY to 0.630 million tons.In May alone exports of pig iron from Ukraine decreased by 47.7% compared to April, falling to 10,400 tons. In January to May Ukrainian imports…Details
According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, in January to May Ukrainian metallurgical companies increased their product sales by 37% YoY to UAH 100.036 billion.
In 2010 Ukrainian metallurgical companies increased sales by 45.3% compared to 2009 to UAH 189.442 billion. (SteelOrbis)
According to the data, released by the metal trading enterprise Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company, in January to May Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products decreased by 0.1%YoY to 4.781 million tons.In January to May, Ukraine exported 2.690 million tons of slabs, up by 18.5%, while exports of square billets dropped by 18.6% to 2.044…Details
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the Luxembourg-based steel giant ArcelorMittal, has started to install its continuous casting billet mill. The steelmaker announced the beginning of the construction of its new continuous casting complex one year ago. The complex is due to start production operations in September.The estimated capacity of the six strand billet…Details
According to the Ukrainian association of tube producers UkrTruboProm, in the current year Ukraine’s production of steel pipes may go up by 15-20% compared to 2010, to 2.2-2.3 million tons.The expected level of steel pipe production in 2011 is still lower than the pre-crisis level of 2008, when Ukrainian companies produced 2.522 million tons of…Details
UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max April 600.00 610.00 May 640.00 660.00 Month Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max April 610.00 630.00 May 650.00 660.00 * – Ukrainian Hrivna…Details
According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, in the first four months of the current year Ukraine’s ferrous product exports increased by 40.1% YoY to a total value of $6.109 billion.
In the given period Ukraine registered a 51.4% increase YoY in its ferrous product imports to $795.5 million. (SteelOrbis)
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMKD), a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, plans to increase its production in June.In particular, DMKD plans to produce 450,000 tons of agglomerate, up by 11.7%, 305,000 tons of pig iron, up by 17.3%, and 340,500 tons of crude steel, up…Details
It is reported that during the period from October 1 2010 to May 31 2011 importers of steel pipes to Ukraine used 86.47% of their annual quota for imports of steel seamless casing and tubing with diameters up to 406.4 mm. In the given period 13,796 tons of steel seamless casing and tubing were imported…Details
In the first four months of the current year Ukraine registered a 1.6% YoY decrease in its flat steel imports to 244,150 tons worth $286.91 million.
In April alone Ukraine’s flat steel imports decreased by 21% compared to April 2010 or by 11.7% compared to March 2011 declining to 62,150 tons worth $77.58 million. (SteelOrbis)
In May Ukraine’s crude steel output totaled 3.009 million tons, up by 0.5% or 14,000 tons as compared to April. In addition, Ukrainian output of pig iron in the given month increased by 0.5% to 2.426 million tons as compared to April.In the January to May period of the current year Ukrainian crude steel production…Details
According to the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, in May the average daily output of steel from Ukrainian metallurgical companies declined to the levels seen in February.In May Ukraine’s average daily output of pig iron decreased by 2.6% compared to April to 87,300 tons, production of crude steel declined by 3% MoM to 97,300…Details