CIS: steel output up in January 2017

In January metal companies from CIS-countries produced 8.935 million tons of steel, up by 11.4% YoY. Ukraine increased steel output by 8.5%, to 2.103 million tons, and occupies the 10th position in the world steel manufacturers list. Russia is on the 5th position with 6.183 million tons of steel, up by 11.6%. All the other…

Russia: copper exports down in 2016

In 2016 Russia exported 511.1 thousand tons of raw copper, down by 9.2% YoY. According to the Federal Customs Service, Copper deliveries to the far foreign countries decreased by 10.1% YoY, to 501.1 thousand tons, to CIS – went up by 69.5%, to 10 thousand tons. In monetary terms exports decreased by 22% YoY, to…

Uzbekistan to channel 690.5 million into coal industry

Uzbekugol held on February 20 a press conference titled ‘Levels of perspective specialty development’ to inform media on the work done under the Cabinet resolution ‘On additional measures for improvement of coal production supply to the population and budget organizations of the Republic’. Uzbekugol, a part of Uzbekenergo, has been mining and selling coal for…

Russia: aluminum structures output up in January 2017

In January Russia produced 3 thousand tons of structures and parts of aluminum.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, this is up by 14.9% YoY, but down by 32.2% MoM.

Ukraine: Nasalik names state mine losses

Only 18% of Ukrainian state mines work without losses. The cost of coal, which is a part of the electricity production tariff, is 1730 UAH per ton. “At present the gas-generating coal is sold at 1730 UAH per ton, but on the Ukraine-controlled territory there are now only 4 mines that fall under this price”,…