Ukraine: ferroalloys exports up in January-May 2017

In January-May Ukraine exported 368.84 thousand tons of ferroalloys valued at $430.828 million, up by 4% and by 57.2% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main importers were Turkey (25.87%), Italy (14.42%) and the Netherlands (10.04%). In 5 months Ukraine imported 24.447 thousand tons of ferroalloys valued at $53.017 million, up 2.1-fold…

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Ukraine: Zaporizhstal raises wages

Zaporizhstal has increased wages of its employees by 20% since June 1. According to the company statement, its wages are among the highest in the Ukrainian mining and metal industry. Within the program of improving working conditions Zaporizhstal will invest some 4 million UAH in installing climate control systems all over the place. (Ukrainian metal)

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Uzbekistan offers 29 mineral deposits to foreign investors

Uzbekistan has offered 29 deposits of strategically important solid minerals, including 12 gold deposits, to foreign investors for industrial development. In accordance with the Uzbek government’s decree, published in the national legislation database, investors were also invited to develop eight deposits of tungsten and three deposits of uranium, iron and lithium, each. In addition, potential…

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