Ukraine: iron ore exports up in October 2018

In October Ukraine exported $33.929 million worth of iron ore, up by 15.7% YoY, while imports totaled $5.522 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, China was the largest importer of iron ore. In January-October Ukraine increased exports of iron ore by 7.9% YoY, to $2352.3 million, while imports dropped by 95.6%, to $0.954 million.…

Russia: MMK recognized for import-substitution product

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) became a national prizewinner of “Prioritet 2018”, a national award in the area of import substitution in the Metallurgy category. The jury highly praised a unique polymer rolled steel SteelArt produced at MMK-Lysva Metallurgical Plant (part of MMK Group). SteelArt is a polymer rolled product with a decorative coating…