Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions completes deliveries for Kola

Severstal Steel Decisions has finished supplying metal structures for the construction of Kola Iron and Steel Company objects. The total weight of the structures was 825 tons. “So far this is one of the northernmost projects fulfilled by the company”, director Denis Chetverikov said. All the metal structures are covered with corrosion-resistant coating and the…


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…


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…