In July it was produced 6014,6 thousand tons commodity iron ore, which is 202 tonnes more than June figure.
Ukrainian companies increased the production of iron ore raw materials (IORM).
This is reported by experts of Ukrainian industrial export examination.
The July average daily production of concentrate and sinter ore in Ukraine increased from 125,6 thousand tons up to 137,4 thousand tons, production of sinter and pellets decreased from 68,2 to 56.6 thousand tons thousand tons Total produced 6014,6 thousand tons commodity iron ore, which is 202 tonnes more than June figure.
In July there was a slight increase in supply of domestic iron ore mining companies in the metallurgical plants of Ukraine.
According to the expert, Ukrainian industrial export examination Dmitry Zheltyakov, the volume of supply (including agglomerate with the boiler. Lenin and estimates of iron ore deliveries from structural units to Arcelor Mittal KR, but excluding imported iron ore) amounted to 2898 thousand tons, 286 tons more than last month.
Also in July, increased daily average production of agglomerate at the iron and steel mills of Ukraine, making 75,68 thousand tons (+2,95 thousand tons) and 52,69 thousand tons (+3.0 thousand tons) respectively.
PEO experts noted that yenakiieve steel and MK Donetskstal will continue to work, supplying iron ore from Russia. Also resumed work DMK im. Dzerzhinsky.
The declared exports of Ukrainian iron ore in July 2017, according to the State fiscal service of Ukraine decreased by 198 thousand tonnes, or 5.5%, to 3384 tonnes Thus, with the beginning of the year total exports of about 22.7 million tons, which is 1.2 million tons lower than the same indicator for the year 2016. In geographical terms year-on-year, the biggest increase in supply in Slovakia (+637 kt).
It is worth noting that since the beginning of the year 932 thousand tonnes (90 tons in 2016) were delivered to Switzerland. Most likely, this raw material is re-exported to other regions. The largest drop was demonstrated by the increased exports to China (-3416 kt).
“In August, the situation with the smelting of cast iron has improved slightly – the average daily output increased by 2-2,5 thousand tons a day. The main reason for the resumption of DMK im. Dzerzhinsky. Enakievo ISW and MK Donetskstal, which continue to operate in uncontrolled territory”, – commented Dmitry Zheltyakov.
In July, prices of Ukrainian suppliers to foreign destinations declined slightly. It is expected that in August, there will be a rise in export prices following the dynamics of the indices in China. Prices in the domestic market of Ukraine, according to experts of UPE in August also can grow in a favorable market rental.
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