In January-August Uzbekistan Iron and Steel Works exported 275.6 thousand tons of metal products, up by 12.2% YoY.
Ferrous metals accounted for the lion’s share of exports. Enamelware accounted for the rest.
“At present the company exports to 8 countries. Afghanistan and Kazakhstan purchase rolled metal, Kyrgyzstan and Russia – copper and alloys products, Tajikistan – enamelware and rolled metal, Belarus – rolled copper and alloys, Ukraine – rolled metal and Turkmenistan – construction nails”, marketing department director Ekrin Ibragimov said.
Uzmetkombinat intends to start exporting copper and alloys products to Azerbaijan.
“Until the end of the year we plan to export 350 thousand tons of products”, he noted. (Ukrainian metal)