Ukraine: steel semi-finished products exports down in January 2020

In January Ukraine exported 631.309 thousand tons of semi-finished steel products valued at $232.382 million, down by 25.2% and by 35.9% YoY respectively. According to the customs statistics, the main customers were Turkey (32.58%), Italy (20.53%) and Bulgaria (11.25%). In January Ukraine imported 2.392 thousand tons of semi-finished products, down 5.3-fold YoY, valued at $967…

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Kazakhstan: coal exports down in 2019

In 2019 Kazakhstan exported 28.1 million tons of coal, down by 3.8% YoY. According to the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, the export decrease is due to the drop of coal demand on foreign markets. Exports to Russia went down by 4.1%, to 21.01 million tons, and to far foreign countries – by 23%,…

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Russia: Izhstal sales up in 2019

In 2019 Izhstal sold some 48 thousand tons of metal products to car manufacturers, up by 11% YoY. The main customers were GAZ, UAZ, MAZ, Minsk Tractor Works and Kamaz. “The share of car manufacturers in our sales exceeds 19%. We value our partner relations with them and are prepared to enhance them”, Izhstal sales…

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