Armenia: aluminum foil exports up in H1 2019

In January-June Armenia exported 16.8 thousand tons of aluminum foil, up by 0.8% YoY, valued at $49.8 million, down by 9.1%. According to the Customs Service, the foil was exported to the US (33.1%), Germany (25.5%), the Netherlands (11.4%), Poland (9.5%), France (7%), Italy (5.8%), Austria (3.4%), Denmark (1.5%), the UK (1.2%), the Czech Republic…

Ukraine: coal output down in January-August 2019

In January-August Ukraine mined 20.293 million tons of coal, down by 8% YoY. In particular, extraction of coking coal dropped by 3.2%, to 3.939 million tons, and power-generating coal – by 9.1%, to 16.353 million tons. In August coal output decreased by 17.2%, to 2.422 million tons. Enterprises subordinate to the Ministry of Energy and…