Russia: ferrous metals scrap imports from Kazakhstan down in May 2018

In May, according to the customs statistics, Russia imported 49.5 thousand tons of ferrous scarp from Kazakhstan, down by 24.3% YoY.

Average price was $257 per ton.

In January-May imports dropped by 25.5% YoY, to 155.6 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap exports up in H1 2018

In January-June Ukraine exported 270 thousand tons of scrap, up by 106% YoY. Scrap procurement grew by 12%, to 1.902 million tons. Deliveries of scrap to metal companies increased by 4%, to 1.632 million tons. In June 346 thousand tons of scrap were procured, down by 6% MoM, of which domestic companies received 327 thousand…

Russia: scrap exports through ports of Nakhodka and Vostochniy prohibited

The Primorye region stops exporting ferrous scrap and wastes through the seaports of Nakhodka and Vostochniy.

The new rules come into effect on July 22.

The scrap export limitation will be valid for 5 months.

So far this year Nakhodka customs has approved 95.5 thousand tons of scrap for exports. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous scrap exports up in May 2018

In May, according to customs statistics, Russia exported 619.4 thousand tons of ferrous scrap, up by 57.2% YoY.

In January-May scrap exports reached 2.3 million tons, up by 43.2% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: scrap exports to Belarus down in June 2018

In June Russia supplied 115.8 thousand tons of scrap to Belarus via railroad.

This is 5.7% below the June 2017 results.

In January-June scrap exports reached 614.3 thousand tons, down by 4.7% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous scrap railroad deliveries up in June 2018

In June railroad deliveries of ferrous scrap to the metal works and pipe companies totaled 1.44 million tons, up by 7.6% MoM and by 10% YoY.

In January-June scrap deliveries dropped by 1.6% YoY, to 5.93 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous metals scrap imports from Kazakhstan down in April 2018

In April, according to the customs statistics, Russia imported 35.2 thousand tons of ferrous metals scrap from Kazakhstan.

This is more than was imported in March 1.8-fold, but lower by 23% YoY.

In January-April scrap imports reached 94 thousand tons, down by 46% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap deals to be free from VAT

Ukrmetallurgprom and the Ukrainian association of secondary metals UAVtormet have addressed the Verkhovna Rada asking it to free the scrap metal operations from VAT. “This will make it impossible to some companies to carry out operations, which allow them to get the VAT reimbursed from the state budget”, the letter said. According to the letter,…

Ukraine: scrap procurement falling

In 2018 Ukraine witnesses the falling of ferrous scrap procuring. In 5 months procurement totaled 1.51 million tons. “Since early March ArcelorMittal Kirviy Rih has been excluded from scarp procurement list. That’s some 30-40 thousand tons per month”, the UAVtormet association president and Keramet CEO Vladimir Bubley said. According to him, scrap procurement has also…

Russia: ferrous scrap exports to Belarus down in May 2018

In May Russia exported 98.6 thousand tons of ferrous scrap to Belarus via railroad, down by 16.5% both MoM and YoY.

In April the results were +4.6% and -16%, and in March +27.8% and +26.4% respectively.

In January-May Russia exported 498.5 thousand tons of scrap to Belarus, down by 4.4% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap exports up in January-May 2018

In January-May Ukraine exported 251 thousand tons of scrap, up 2.5-fold YoY, valued at $83.5 million, up 3.9-fold. According to the State Fiscal Service, in May 34.54 thousand tons of scrap were exported, in April – 76.331 thousand tons, in March – 53.67 thousand tons, in February – 52.63 thousand tons and in January- 33.814…

Ukraine: budgetary efficiency from bill on scrap metal export duty estimated at $38.3 million per year

Head of the parliamentary committee on industrial policy and entrepreneurship Viktor Halasiuk says the budgetary efficiency from the bill, which established a duty on scrap metal exports from Ukraine, is estimated at UAH 1 billion ($38.3 million) per year. “Raw materials must remain within the country. They must be processed into finished products to create…