Uzbekistan lacking rolled metal

This year Uzbekistan will additionally buy 50 thousand tons of rolled metal and 20 thousand tons of raw materials. The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoev has signed a decree “On measures to provide for additional needs of the republic in ferrous rolled metals and metallurgical raw materials”. Uzbekistan Temir Yullari (state railroad company) will import…

Russia: throughput of Neva-Metal flat in H1 2017

In January-June Neva-Metal CJSC (stevedoring company of Severstal) handled about 1.6 million tons of cargo, which is close to the result of January-June, the company said. In the reporting period, the company’s container throughput totaled about 48,000 TEUs. CJSC Neva-Metal is a part of a transport division of Severstal Russian Steel of Severstal Group. Neva-Metal…

Russia: Stalnye Konstructsii supplies corrugated sheet to KAZ

Kazan Aviation Works has carried out modernization of its manufacturing premises.

The company used corrugated sheet produced by Stalnye Konstructsii.

Such sheets have improved bearing capacity. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Inoxpoint opens subsidiary in Kazan

Inoxpoint goes on expanding the geography of sales in Russia. Now it has opened a subsidiary in Kazan.

The subsidiary offers the wide range of stainless rolled metal from the leading world manufacturers.

At present the company trades in stainless sheet, bars and sections, etc. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: increased scrap duty halves Russian HBI imports

In January-May Ukraine decreased imports of hot-briquetted iron from Russia by 97.8% YoY, to 980 tons. HBI is the scrap substitute in metal making.

According to the customs statistics of the State Fiscal Service, in money terms imports dropped by 96.1%, to $262 thousand.

All the imports came from Russia. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: SteelAsia to buy metal

SteelAsia Manufacturing Corp. (the Philippines) has concluded an agreement with two Russian companies aiming at long-term cooperation with them. Under the $250 million contract Evraz will annually supply 50 thousand tons of billets to SteelAsia works in Davao City and in the Bulakan province. In Q1 the group purchased 240 thousand tons of Russian billets…

Azerbaijan: metal imports in Q1 2017

In January-March Azerbaijan imported 71630.6 tons of rolled steel, up by 24.9% valued at $43123.9 thousand. According to the Statistics Committee, ferrous bars imports dropped by 20.3%, to 14829.2 tons valued at $8608.9 thousand, ferrous angles imports went up by 23.7%, to 7654.4 tons at $5318.2 thousand, and pipes – decreased by 73.6%, to 20660.4…

Russia: metal exports down in Q1 2017

Metal railroad exports in January-March decreased by 6.3% YoY, to 7.07 million tons, imports increased 3.9-fold, to 160 thousand tons. Railroad metal throughput in Q1 dropped by 4.7% YoY, to 7.23 million tons. Railroad metal delivery to port Novorossiysk for exports dropped by 12.2%, to 2.6 million tons, Tuapse – by 0.7%, to 560 thousand…