Kazakhstan: Russia limiting coal exports to Ukraine

Coal industry of Kazakhstan is sustaining losses after Russia imposed limitations on the export of coal to Ukraine. According to the Association of mining and metallurgical enterprises, in June-September coalmining companies intended to ship 584.12 thousand tons of coal to Ukraine via Russia, but the Russian Ministry of Economic Development approved only 233.5 thousand tons.…

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Russia: gold output up in H1 2019

In January-June Russia extracted 142.223 tons of gold, up by 11.41% YoY. The growth is due to the Natalkinskiy Mining and Processing Works in Magadan region reaching its design capacity. Petropavlovsk has commissioned its autoclave manufacture and until the end of the year intends to get 15.5 tons of gold. Russia is expected to produce…

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Indonesian Stainless Steel Exports Likely to be Hit by Updated EU Safeguards – CRU

The European Commission implemented amendments to the EU’s safeguard measures starting from 1 October. The effects of these changes are expected to be relatively limited, however, Indonesia is losing its developing country exemption that is likely to restrict their export volumes of stainless into the EU significantly. The European Commission implemented adjustments to the safeguard…

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China’s CRC export prices stable despite Vietnam anti-dumping probe

Chinese cold-rolled coil export prices remained unchanged over the past week despite an anti-dumping investigation being instigated in Vietnam. Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry & Trade launched the probe after requests from several Vietnamese producers. The investigation encompasses non-alloy cold-rolled steel sheet and coil in widths of less than 1,600mm and in thicknesses of 0.108-2.550mm. “Although Vietnam has excess capacity in CRC, Chinese imports remain…

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