Russia: ferrous metals transportation via East-Siberian Railroad down in January-November 2019

In January-November East-Siberian Railroad transported 315.8 thousand TEU containers, up by 12.8% YoY. In particular, transportation of non-ferrous metals grew by 24%, to 15.4 thousand containers, and metal wares – by 35.8%, to 8.7 thousand containers. At the same time transportation of ferrous metals dropped by 0.8%, to 2.6 thousand containers, and ferrous scrap –…

Uzbekistan: Uzmetkombinat to increase exports

This year Uzmetkombinat intends to increase exports to 350 thousand tons. The demand for the company products is growing. At MetalExpo Uzmetkombinat has held negotiations with the Russian Gallaktika and Metr companies, which have decided to buy Uzbek non-ferrous metals, while Ukrainian Sodruzhestvo showed interest in steel mill balls and rebars. Deliveries to the companies…

Kazakhstan: Turkish holding eyes mining and extraction projects

Delegation of Turkey’s Eczacibasi Holding has expressed interest in implementing projects on extraction and processing of minerals in Kazakhstan, the press office of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development has reported. The issue was discussed during the meeting between Kazakhstan’s Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov and the delegation headed by holding’s CEO Atalay…