Kazakhstan: steel pipes exports to Russia up in January-July 2018

In January-July Kazakhstan exported 99.6 thousand tons of steel pipes to Russia, up by 102.2% YoY.

This is also just 9% below the whole last year result.

According to the customs statistics, deliveries from Kazakhstan account for 31.4% of all the Russian steel pipe imports. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: production at Makmal stopped

Production of gold at Makmal field in Jalal-Abad region has been suspended, the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Kubatbek Boronov declared. The press service of Kyrgyzaltyn OJSC confirmed the information. The gold recovery plant has suspended its work since September 1. The mineral resource base of the mine is completely depleted, so further work…

Kazakhstan: ore output up in January-August 2018

In January-August Kazakhstan mined 28.21 million tons of iron ore, up by 9.7% YoY.

According to the Statistics committee of the Ministry of National Economy, copper ore output totaled 68.16 million tons, up by 4.6%, gold-bearing ore – 13.789 million tons, up by 6.8%, and chromium concentrate – 3.24 million tons (+6.2%). (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Heavy Weight Pipe Works sells 117 million UAH worth of pipes to Ukrgazodobycha

Ukrgazodobycha has concluded a contract with the Heavy Weight Drilling Pipes and Kellies Works on the purchase of pipes valued at 117.15 million UAH. Until April 2019 the company has to supply 1226 heavy weight drilling pipes and kellies of its own production according to TU 26-12-775-90. The price was 3% below the expected cost…

Russia: steel pipes exports up in January-July 2018

In January-July Russia exported 1.63 million tons of steel pipes valued at $1830 million, up by 47% and by 93.6% YoY respectively.

According to the customs statistics, Finland imported the most – 26%, up 10-fold YoY.

Turkey increased imports 12-fold, to 17.7%, while Kazakhstan decreased by 2.2%, to 13%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal structures output down in January-August 2018

In January-August Russia produced 3.6 million tons of metal structures, down by 3.5% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in August output dropped by 1.9% MoM and by 5.5% YoY.

In January-August the industrial manufacture index in Russia increased by 3.1% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)