Russia: metal output up in August 2019

In August metal output in Russia decreased by 1.1% YoY, but in January-August grew by 1.3%. According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, unalloyed steel manufacture was 4.8 million tons in August, down by 3.8% YoY and by 3.1% MoM. In 8 months output dropped by 1.1%. Stainless steel production was 12.7 thousand tons,…

Russia: metal output up in H1 2019

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in January-June Russia produced 25.6 million tons of pig iron, down by 1.4% YoY. In June output dropped by 3.7% MoM and by 3.1% YoY. Rolled metal manufacture in 6 months grew by 0.2%, to 30.8 million tons. In June output decreased by 3.7% MoM, but increased…

Kazakhstan: metal output in January-April 2019

In January-April, Kazakhstan increased copper output by 8.8% YoY, to 149.5 thousand tons. Raw zinc manufacture totaled 108.2 thousand tons (-1.5%), zinc concentrate – 69.2 thousand tons (-34.2%), aluminum – 528.7 thousand tons (-9.1%), ferroalloys – 706.8 thousand tons (+6.7%), lead concentrate – 29.8 thousand tons (-3.6%) and lead – 45.1 thousand tons (-12.5%). Gold…

Russia: metal output in Q1 2019

In January-March, Russia produced 15.2 million tons of rolled metal, up by 0.7% YoY. In March output grew by 3% MoM, but dropped by 5% YoY. According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, pig iron manufacture decreased by 1%, to 12.9 million tons, with March results down by 5.4% YoY, but up by 1%…

Russia: metal output in 2018

In 2018 Russia produced 61.6 million tons of rolled metal, up by 1.9% YoY. In December 2018 output dropped by 1.2% YoY, but grew by 6.8% MoM. According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, pig iron manufacture fell by 0.6% YoY, to 51.8 million tons. December 2018 saw the increase in output by 2.6%…