In January-November 2016 metal output in Murmansk region increased by 8.8% YoY.
In particular, that of aluminum went up by 3.1% YoY, of copper – by 7%, of raw nickel – by 2.8% and of raw cobalt – 10.9 times.
At the same tome metal wares manufacture dropped by 17.6% YoY.
Thanks to the reconfiguration of the Norilsk Nickel capacities the region increases nickel and copper output. (Ukrainian metal)