In January-June Russia exported 3.3 million tons of pig iron, up by 34.6% YoY, valued at $1106 million, up by 48.6%.
According to the customs statistics, US imported the most pig iron (51.4%, up by 6.1%).
Hong Kong started importing Russian pig iron in late 2017 and in 6 months purchased 478 thousand tons.
Italy bought 304.4 thousand tons of pig iron, up 2.7-fold, and Turkey 222 thousand tons, up by 11.3%. (Ukrainian metal)