Ukraine: scrap exports down in H1 2019

In January-June Ukraine exported 36.723 thousand tons of scrap, down 7.4-fold YoY, valued at $10.086 million, down 8.8-fold. According to the State Fiscal Service, in June 0.208 thousand tons of scrap were exported, in May – 8.086 thousand tons, in April – 8.791 thousand tons, in March – 8.246 thousand tons, in February – 8.252…

Russia: government sets scrap export quota

The Russian government has made a decision to impose temporal quoting of scrap exports. From July 1 till December 31, the delivery of ferrous metals scrap and wastes to countries other than EAEU members will be subject to quantitative limitations. The Ministry of Finances and the Ministry of Economical Development have approved of the decision.…

Ukraine: all UZ June 2019 scrap auctions fail

5 new auctions to sell scrap, organized by Ukrzaliznytsia in the ProZorro system, have been announced not taken place.

In particular, no offer came for the lots auctioned on June 3.

The auctions had to take place on June 18. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap collection falls as export duties bite

Ukrainian scrap collection volumes have fallen over the past year, dented by declining availability of obsolete scrap and a sharp fall in exports. Total Ukrainian scrap collection fell by 7% YoY, to 1.04 million tons in January-April, industry association UAVtormet’s president, Volodymyr Boubley, said last week. The trend continued in May amid extended holidays at…

Ukraine: ferrous scrap imports in January-May 2019

In January-May Ukraine increased ferrous scrap imports by 38.4% YoY, to 28.71 thousand tons valued at $14.792 million, down by 10.9%.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main suppliers were Russia (49.09%), Turkey (43.71%) and Korea (3.13%).

This year Ukraine did not import or re-export hot-briquetted iron. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: scrap exports to be quoted

The Ministry of industry and trade has prepared suggestions on quoting steel scrap exports by regions. “We are reviewing various mechanics to satisfy scrap demand in the country. We have prepared suggestions on quoting the export of scrap”, the deputy minister Victor Yevtukhov said. Various quote indexes are provided for different districts and regions. “Where…

Russia: stainless scrap exports up in Q1 2019

In March, according to the customs statistics, Russia exported 10.6 thousand tons of corrosion-resistant steel scrap valued at $11.3 million, up by 7.7% and by 3.9% YoY respectively. In Q1 scrap exports totaled 24.4 thousand tons, up by 11.2%, valued at $25.3 million, up by 9.5%. Scrap containing 8% and more of nickel accounted for…

Ukraine: 4 out of 5 UZ scrap auctions fail

On May 16, 4 auctions to sell scrap via the ProZorro system, organized by Ukrzaliznytsia, did not take place. The Ukrainian Railways intended to sell 8.7 thousand tons of scrap for 50.5 million UAH, 4.5 thousand tons for 25.3 million UAH, 7 thousand tons for 44.6 million UAH and 16.2 thousand tons for 103.7 million…

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia scrap auctions foiled

On May 10, three auctions to sell scrap via the Prozorro electronic system, organized by Ukrzaliznytsia, were declared not taken place. The Ukrainian Railways intended to sell three lots: – 4 thousand tons of steel shavings for 17.4 million UAH; – 0.5 thousand tons of various scrap for 2.9 million UAH; – 0.04 thousand tons…

Ukraine: scrap imports up in January-April 2019

In January-April, Ukraine imported 22.404 thousand tons of scrap valued at $11.368 million, up by 76.4%, but down by 0.6% YoY respectively.

The main suppliers were Russia (49.09%), Turkey (43.03%) and Korea (3%). (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap exports down in January-April 2019

In January-April, Ukraine decreased scrap exports 7.6-fold YoY, to 28.429 thousand tons. According to the State Fiscal Service, in monetary terms exports dropped 9.6-fold, to $7.655 million. In April Ukraine exported 8.791 thousand tons of scrap, in March – 8.246 thousand tons, in February – 8.252 thousand tons and in January – 3.14 thousand tons.…

Ukraine: scrap exports down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukraine exported 19.638 thousand tons of scrap valued at $5.461 million, down 7.1-fold and 8.8-fold YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, in March Ukraine exported 8.246 thousand tons of scrap, in February – 8.252 thousand tons and in January – 3.14 thousand tons. At the same time Ukraine increased scrap imports…