Ukraine: ferrous metals exports earnings up in H1 2017

In January-June Ukraine increased ferrous metals exports revenue by 21.9% YoY, to $4.081 billion. According to the State Fiscal Service, ferrous metals exports amounted to 19.77% of all export revenue as opposed to 20.13% in H1 2016. In June Ukraine exported $703.436 million worth of ferrous metals. Imports in 6 months increased by 37.7%, to…

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Kazakhstan: AMT cold-rolled metal one of the best products

According to the results of the “Best Kazakhstani Product-2017” competition ArcelorMIttal Temirtau was among the winners of the “Best industrial product”. The company cold-rolled metal was named one of the best products. The local contents in the cold-rolled metal exceed 90%, while exports reach 90%. AMT intends to start producing channels and improve its position…

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Ukraine: metal exports to Russia up in Q1 2017

In January-March trade turnover with Russia increased by 34%, to $3.384 billion.

Exports increased by 26%, to $1.67 billion, and imports – by 43%, to $1.714 billion.

Ferrous and non-ferrous metals exports amounted to $283 million, up by 80%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Profil-Akras produces 63 thousand tons of pipes in H1 2017

In June the Pipe Works named after Makarov “Profil-Akras” produced 16830 tons of pipes and sold 16200 tons.

In July the company intends to produce and sell 20 thousand tons of pipes.

In January-June the works produced 63 thousand tons of pipes and sold 65 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Nornickel’s environmental initiatives praised

Nornickel presented its Sulphur Project, the company’s largest environmental initiative that would help address the issue of sulphur dioxide emissions. The event was attended by Sergei Ivanov, Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport, Sergei Donskoy, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Alexander Neradko, Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency, Elena Bezdenezhnykh,…

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Ukraine: EMSS produces rolls for Mariupol Ilyich

Energomashspetsstal has produced and shipped supporting rolls to Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. The total weight of the batch is 113.5 tons. In June Mariupol Ilyich specialists audited EMSS as to the possibility of producing heavyweight rolls. “We have successfully passed the audit. Our cooperation will increase Mariupol Ilyich product range and allow us…

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