Russia: metal imports down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Russia’s imports totaled $53.8 billion, down by 2.4% YoY. The share of metal and metal wares was 7%, down from 7.2%. The share of far foreign countries was 5.9% (5.7%) and of CIS – 16.3% (18.6%). The volume of ferrous metals imports dropped by 18.5%, including flat rolled metal of iron and unalloyed…

Russia: steel imports from Ukraine up in H1 2018

In January-June Russia imported 1.13 million tons of rolled steel and pipes from Ukraine, up by 47.8% YoY.

The share of bars and sections is around 55%, up 2-fold.

Flat rolled metal accounts for 32.9%, up by 1.4%, while pipes dropped 2-fold, to 3.3%. (Ukrainian metal)