Russia, Uzbekistan Metals and Mining
Evraz ZSMK made a shipment of rails for GUP "Tashkent underground". 960 tons of rails category P50 H 25 meters long were sent to the Uzbek underground.
"Evraz ZSMK has long and successful cooperation with Russian underground. Trains in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk travel on our rails. Now the geography of the deliveries for the underground expanded to Tashkent - the managing director of Evraz ZSMK Alex Yuriev states. – The development of cooperation with the Uzbek customers for Eurasia is extremely important since Uzbekistan is one of the largest consumers of our products in the CIS".
According to updated information of the World Steel Association Worldsteel, in August 2014 the total steel production in the CIS countries decreased by 6.5% as compared with the same period of the previous year to 72.018 million tons.
According to the World Steel Association’s statistics, the steel enterprises of the CIS countries increased steel production by 1.9% in May 2014 year-on-year.
The Metallurgists of Belarus produced 0.23 million tons of steel in May (-0.8% y-o-y), Kazakhstan – 0.31 million tons of steel (+12.6%), Moldova – 0.0045 million tons, Ukraine – 2.82 million tons (+2.2%), Uzbekistan (-0.2% y-o-y).