Ukraine: plate prices stable

Local market is demonstrating low demand mostly due to elections. Since mid-March sales have been very low. Plate prices are stable, while rebars have grown in price by 200 UAH per ton. In central regions 8-10 mm rebars are traded at 16,350-16,650 UAH per ton EXW. 12-32 mm rebars grew in price to 16,100 UAH…

Kazakhstan: metal prices up in 2018

Last year the prices of industrial manufacturers grew by 19% YoY. According to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of the National Economy, in particular, coal became 10.7% more expensive and metallic ores – 2.2%. Prices of ferroalloys grew by 24%, of rolled metal – by 15.4%, of aluminum – by 3.8%, and of copper…

Russia: NMTP ferrous metal throughput up in January-October 2018

In January-October the consolidated throughput of NMTP terminals totaled 116.946 million tons, down by 2.4% YoY.

Ferrous metals and pig iron accounted for 11.165 million tons, up by 11.3% YoY.

Non-ferrous metals throughput dropped by 13.3%, to 0.826 million tons, and of iron ore raw materials – by 4.8%, to 2.011 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal prices down on November 16-22, 2018

On November 16-22 metal prices index in Central region dropped by 0.13% WoW.

Only rounds saw an increase of 0.18%.

Channel prices fell by 0.43%, cold-rolled metal – by 0.27%.

Hot-rolled sheet decreased in price by 0.24%, and pipes – by 0.22%. (Ukrainian metal)