Russia: ZEMZ finishes H1 2018 with positive dynamics

In January-June ZEMZ stocked 17.345 thousand tons of metal, up from 14.4 thousand tons in H1 2017.

The trend to increase output was seen in January, and from April they increased by a third.

In June ZEMZ stocked 3095 tons of metal. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rusal reports exports growth despite US sanctions

In June Rusal Russian works increased exports by 49% MoM.

Thus, 294 thousand tons of aluminum were exported against 197 thousand tons in May.

In January-June aluminum exports dropped by 9% YoY, to 1.27 million tons.

Last year Rusal sold 3.95 million tons of aluminum, with Europe accounting for 42%. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in H1 2018

In January-June Ukraine exported 471.551 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 3.8% YoY. According to the customs statistics, the export revenue increased by 1.6%, to $538.736 million, The main importers of Ukrainian ferroalloys were Turkey (16.94%), Italy (16.2%) and the Netherlands (12.39%). In 6 months Ukraine imported 26.92 thousand tons of ferroalloys valued at $78.009…

Russia: MMK sales down in June 2018

In June MMK sold 768 thousand tons of metal via railroad, down by 13.8% YoY. In Q2 sales decreased on average by 16.7% a month. In January-June MMK sold 5.21 million tons of metal via railroad, up by 0.1% YoY. Sales to domestic customers increased by 11.5%, to 3.41 million tons, while exports dropped by…

Russia: Priisk Solovievskiy gold output down in H1 2018

In January-June Priisk Solovievskiy extracted 1068 kg of gold, down by 3.4% YoY.

569 kg accounted for alluvial gold sites, where work is carried out from May till October.

The rest (499 kg) was obtained from the Solovievskiy gold ore deposits.

In 2017 the company obtained 3127 kg of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Seligdar gold output up in H1 2018

In January-June Seligdar increased rock transportation by 15% YoY, to 10 million cubic meters.

Rock mining grew by 56%, to 5.8 million tons.

Gold output increased by 39%, to 1327 kg.

Nizhneyakokitsky Works demonstrated the best results having obtained 600.1 kg of gold.

This year Seligdar intends to mine 6 tons of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: aluminum exports up in May 2018

Russia’s aluminum exports almost tripled MoM, to 420,100 tons in May, the Federal Customs Service said. In monetary terms, aluminum exports grew 2.55-fold, to $751.6 million. In January-May the exports rose by 22.8%, to 1.337 million tons in volume terms and by 44.1%, to $2.482 billion in monetary terms. Copper exports grew by 25.9%, to…

Ukraine: Interpipe sells 250 million UAH worth of pipes

Ukrgazvydobuvannya has ordered Interpipe-Ukraine LLC the delivery of pipes valued at 254.67 million UAH.

In particular, the company has been ordered 4963 tons of various pipes.

The pipes are to be produced by Interpipe Niko Tube, Interpipe NTZ and Interpipe NMTZ. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: terrorists claim having started operation at Khartsyzsk Works

The so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization, created and supported by Russia, say they have resumed operation at Khartsyzsk Pipe Works. The company resumed operation after the Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works had started operating in full swing. The company is situated in the so-called Lugansk People’s Republic, another creation of Russia’s. Khartsyzsk Pipe…

Russia: scrap exports to Belarus down in June 2018

In June Russia supplied 115.8 thousand tons of scrap to Belarus via railroad.

This is 5.7% below the June 2017 results.

In January-June scrap exports reached 614.3 thousand tons, down by 4.7% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal deliveries to trading companies up in June 2018

In June, according to the railroad statistics, the main trading companies and networks received 0.92 million tons of metal, including imports, up by 6.8% YoY.

In January-June railroad deliveries totaled 5.4 million tons, up by 3.2% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)