Ukraine: pellets exports in January 2019

In January Ferrexpo exported 939.7 thousand tons of iron ore pellets. In particular, Poltava GOK shipped 750.7 thousand tons and Yeristovo GOK – 189 thousand tons. Metalloinvest (Russia) exported 435.6 thousand tons of pellets (Mikhailovsky GOK – 364.2 thousand tons and Lebedinsky GOK – 71.4 thousand tons). Metinvest exported 369.3 thousand tons of pellets (Central…

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Ukraine: rolled metal exports up in January 2019

In January Ukraine exported $287.21 million worth of flat rolled metal, up by 33.9% YoY.

According to the State Fiscal Service, imports dropped by 6.3%, to $46.2 million.

Compared with December 2018 exports grew by 19.5%, while imports fell by 7.1%.

The largest deliveries were made to Poland ($24.719 million). (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Kremlin wants scrap market modernized

The Russian president Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to develop suggestions on the upgrading of the scrap sphere. The suggestions should touch the rules of scrap procurement and sales, including using digital platforms. The suggestions should be ready by May 31. The Russian scrap market is estimated at 1 trillion rubles per year. (Ukrainian…

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Russia: gold output in Yakutia up in 2018

In 2018 Yakutia became one of the three largest gold extractors in Russia.

The output has reached 29.5 tons, up by 20% YoY.

Aldansky district yielded 12.75 tons of gold.

The Sakha Gold Mining extracted 17.4 thousand ounces of alluvial gold last year.

Polyus Aldan mined 6.209 tons of gold. (Ukrainian metal)