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…

Kazakhstan: steel output up in 2019

In 2019 Kazakhstan produced 4.463 million tons of steel, up by 11.4% YoY. At the same time, rolled metal manufacture dropped by 20%, to 2.036 million tons. According to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of the National Economy, Kazakhstan produced 2.217 million tons of ferroalloys, up by 6.2%. (Ukrainian metal)