Ukraine: iron ore exports up in 2019

In 2019, Ukraine exported 39.9 million tons of iron ore and concentrates valued at $3.398 billion, up by 8.1% and by 18.5% YoY respectively. According to the State Tax Service, 34.3% of ore were sold to China, 12.7% – to Poland and 10.3% to the Czech Republic. Imports totaled 14.245 thousand tons valued at $1.412…

Turkmenistan: mining works to be constructed

President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov has tasked the government with construction of a metal works. Vice Prime Minister on oil and gas complex Myrtgeldy Meredov has noted that large deposits of iron ore have been discovered on the territory of the Balkan region. Berdymuhamedov ordered the government to construct a mining works to process iron ore. (Ukrainian…