Ukraine: iron ore exports down in 2017

In 2017 Ukraine exported 37.409 million tons of iron ore raw materials and concentrate valued at $2.588 billion, down by 4.6%, but up by 41.6% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, iron ore share in the total export was 5.9%. The largest importer of Ukrainian iron ore raw materials last year was China…

Kazakhstan: Chinese companies to mine iron and nickel in Aktobe region

Shenzhen delegation visited the Kargalinsk district of Aktobe region. Chinese businessmen were presented the project of iron and nickel ore development at the Velikhovskoye iron ore deposits. Investors showed their interest in long-term cooperation with the district in deposits developing. Having signed the memorandum of cooperation the investors noted that a special group would analyze…

Kazakhstan: iron ore output up in H1 2017

In January-June Kazakhstan mined 19.07 million tons of iron ore, up by 10.4% YoY. According to the Ministry of the national economy, copper ore output totaled 48.528 million tons, up by 36.3% YoY, gold-containing ore – 8.733 million tons, down by 1.8%, chromium concentrate – 2.208 million tons, up by 11.1%. Kazakhstan holds the 7th…

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in H1 2017

In January-June Ukraine exported 19.303 million tons of iron ore and concentrate valued at $1.362 billion. According to the State Fiscal Service, iron ore share in the total exports was 6.6%. China imported $388.128 million worth of iron ore and concentrate (28.5%), Poland – $145.155 million (10.6%), the Czech Republic – $145.109 million (10.6%). Other…