Russia: steel deliveries to metal traders down in August 2018

In August, according to railroad statistics, deliveries (including imports) of steel products (rolled metal and pipes) to the bases of the major Russian trade enterprises and networks totaled 0.86 million tons.

This is up by 13.9% YoY.

In 8 months deliveries fell by 0.9% YoY, to 7.2 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous metals deliveries to metal plants up in August 2018

In August 1.43 million tons of metal were delivered via railroad to the major Russian metal and pipe works.

According to the railroad statistics, this is the increase of 17.6% YoY.

In January-August metal deliveries reached 8.8 million tons, up by 3.4% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output up in August 2018

In August Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 1038.9 thousand tons of concentrate, up by 0.5% YoY. According to the company statement, sinter output dropped by 36.2%, to 104.6 thousand tons. In January-August UGOK produced 8143.5 thousand tons of concentrate and 1055.7 thousand tons of sinter, down by 0.3% and by 12.8% YoY respectively. In…

Russia: Evraz shareholders change ownership structure

Evraz has reported that its key shareholders have changed the structure of the company ownership. Previously they owned 62.74% in the company through the Cyprus-based Lanebrok Limited, but now their stakes have been transferred to their own companies. Thus, Roman Abramovich indirectly owns 30.52% of Evraz through Greenleas International Holdings Lt with BVO; Alexander Abramov…