Azerbaijan: metal output down in 2019

In 2019 Azerbaijan produced 763.5 million manats worth of metal, down by 20% YoY. According to the State Statistics Committee, manufacture of metal wares grew by 82.4%, to 214.604 million manats. Last year Azerbaijan produced 326.4 thousand tons of steel, down by 14.5%, 300.6 thousand tons of rebars, down by 2.8%, 49.2 thousand tons of…

Russia: Sibantrazit UHG anthracite output up in 2019

Sibantrazit has improved the operation of its processing factories in Novosibirsk region, where Sibirskiy Antrazit and Razrez Vostochniy operate. Since August 2019, the output of Ultra High Grade concentrate has grown from 19% to 25.2%. The company intends to retain this level in 2020. Sibantrazit is the leading manufacturer and exporter of UHG in the…