Ukraine: semi-finished steel products export-import in January-September 2018

In January-September Ukraine exported 4.911 million tons of carbon steel semi-finished products, up by 15.8% YoY, valued at $2.354 billion, up by 45.6%. According to the State Fiscal Service, Italy imported 34.65% of the semi-finished products, Egypt – 17.17% and Turkey – 16.7%. In 9 months Ukraine imported 33.616 thousand tons of semi-finished products valued…

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Russia: scrap deliveries to metal works up in September 2018

In September direct deliveries of ferrous scrap to the major Russian metal and pipe works via railroad totaled 1.43 million tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is up by 10.43% YoY.

In January-September scrap deliveries grew by 4.4%, to 10.23 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz NTMK output to increase

Nizhniy Tagil Iron and Steel Works, a part of Evraz, will construct its fifth continuous casting machine. “We’re modernizing extraction systems in the mixing department, which will decrease impact on the environment. We are also planning to develop the department of continuous cast steel and have started the project of the CCM No. 5”, Evraz…

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Tajikistan: new alumina supply route found

An alternative route has been established for the supply of raw materials from Azerbaijan to Tajikistan for the needs of the Tajik Aluminum Company (TALCO), the Tajik Embassy in Azerbaijan reported. This route implies deliveries from Azerbaijan through Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to Tajikistan bypassing Turkmenistan. The transit through Turkmenistan has recently been closed, and…

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