Armenia: aluminum foil exports up in H1 2019

In January-June Armenia exported 16.8 thousand tons of aluminum foil, up by 0.8% YoY, valued at $49.8 million, down by 9.1%. According to the Customs Service, the foil was exported to the US (33.1%), Germany (25.5%), the Netherlands (11.4%), Poland (9.5%), France (7%), Italy (5.8%), Austria (3.4%), Denmark (1.5%), the UK (1.2%), the Czech Republic…

Russia: new aluminum GOST approved

A new GOST 4784-2019 “Aluminum and deformable aluminum alloys. Grades” has been approved. It covers aluminum and deformable alloys used in the manufacture of a wide range of semi-finished products (sheet, coils, rounds, plates, rods, sections, etc.). Over 50 types of aluminum alloys used in the construction, power, machine-building, etc were added to the new…

Russia: RIAK output to double in 2019

RIAK, the plant that produces aluminum sections in Ingushetia, intends to double its output volumes. “From November, the company will reach its planned capacity of 6600 tons per year, thus increasing its output 2-fold”, the company CEO Magomet Tumgoyev said. The plant was opened in 2012, and the second stage launched in April 2018. 80…