Russia: metal imports up in H1 2017

In January-June Russia considerably increased imports of metal products. According to the Federal Customs Service, Russia imported 3.018 million tons of ferrous metals, up 1.6-fold YoY. Far foreign countries supplied 1.134 million tons, while CIS countries – 1.885 million tons (0.615 million and 1.238 million tons in 2016 respectively). Ferrous metals imports not taking into…

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Russia: Evraz net profit up in H1 2017

In January-June Evraz increased net profit 12.3-fold YoY, to $86 million. According to the company statement, its consolidated EBITDA grew 2-fold, to $1.152 billion, while consolidated revenue increased by 44.1%, to $5.1 billion. Evraz’s net debt in H1 totaled $4.3 billion, down from $4.8 billion in late 2016. (Ukrainian metal)

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Ukraine: AMKR and TIS build indoor storage for metal goods at Yuzhny port

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and Transinvestservice stevedoring company (TIS, Odessa region) have opened an indoor transshipment complex for metal goods worth more than $4.5 million at Yuzhny seaport (Odessa region). According to a press release from TIS, the complex includes a warehouse for 7,000 square meters with a capacity of more than 40,000 tons. Its capacity…

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