Kazakhstan: metal output in January-April 2019

In January-April, Kazakhstan increased copper output by 8.8% YoY, to 149.5 thousand tons. Raw zinc manufacture totaled 108.2 thousand tons (-1.5%), zinc concentrate – 69.2 thousand tons (-34.2%), aluminum – 528.7 thousand tons (-9.1%), ferroalloys – 706.8 thousand tons (+6.7%), lead concentrate – 29.8 thousand tons (-3.6%) and lead – 45.1 thousand tons (-12.5%). Gold…

Russia: metal output in Q1 2019

In January-March, Russia produced 15.2 million tons of rolled metal, up by 0.7% YoY. In March output grew by 3% MoM, but dropped by 5% YoY. According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, pig iron manufacture decreased by 1%, to 12.9 million tons, with March results down by 5.4% YoY, but up by 1%…

Russia: metal output down in January 2019

In January Russia produced 4.4 million tons of pig iron, down by 4% YoY and by 1.4% MoM.

According to Rosstat, rolled metal output dropped by 4.5% MoM, to 5.1 million tons.

Pipe manufacturers decreased output by 7.7% YoY and by 10.7% MoM, to 0.882 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: metal output down in January 2019

According to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of the National Economy, in January Kazakhstan produced 223.8 thousand tons of steel, down by 41.3% YoY.

Flat rolled metal manufacture dropped by 72.3%, to 69.932 thousand tons.

Ferroalloys output grew by 5.4%, to 180.573 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal output in 2018

In 2018 Russia produced 61.6 million tons of rolled metal, up by 1.9% YoY. In December 2018 output dropped by 1.2% YoY, but grew by 6.8% MoM. According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, pig iron manufacture fell by 0.6% YoY, to 51.8 million tons. December 2018 saw the increase in output by 2.6%…