CIS: pig iron output down in 2018

In December 2018 Russia produced 4.175 million tons of pig iron, down by 9.3% YoY (4.04 million tons in November 2018). In the whole 2018 year pig iron output dropped by 1.6% YoY, to 51.2 million tons. Ukraine, no longer a part of CIS, decreased pig iron output in December 2018 by 3%, to 1.832…

Russia: Amur Zoloto output up in 2018

In 2018 Amur Zoloto mined 1515 kg of gold in Khabarovsk region, up by 2% YoY. In particular, Yubileyniy GOK processed 105 thousand tons of ore and 11 tons of concentrate, producing 1120.4 tons of gold and 685.2 kg of silver. Brekchievaya quarry zone at the Perevalnoye deposit mined 245.4 thousand tons of ore, yielding…

CIS: steel output up in 2018

In December 2018 Russia produced 5.87 million tons of steel, down by 5.9% YoY (5.68 million tons in November 2018). In the whole year steel manufacture increased by 0.3% YoY, to 71.68 million tons. Ukraine, though no longer a part of CIS, decreased steel output in December 2018 by 0.6%, to 1.885 million tons (1.659…