Russia: Kirov Non-Ferrous Works output up in January-October 2017

In January-October Kirov Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works increased rolled metal output by 5% YoY. In particular, rolled copper manufacture went up by 13.5%, and copper-nickel rolled metal – by 45%. Sheet manufacture demonstrated the largest growth among product types: 14.4% YoY, with copper sheet up by 24.4%. Belt output increased by 5%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: pipe consumption to grow in 2018

In 2018 pipe consumption in Russia will increase by 2%. According to Igor Malyshev, director of the Pipe industry development fund, increase in OCTG segment will be 3%, oil and gas pipes – 5%, industrial pipes – 6% and construction and housing pipes – 1%. At the same time large diameter pipes consumption is expected…