trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/dW4jdV0YfjN2ZMnKWW_x1g2 content
Log in to other products

Login to Market Intelligence Platform

 /


Looking for more?

Contact Us

Request a Demo

You're one step closer to unlocking our suite of comprehensive and robust tools.

Fill out the form so we can connect you to the right person.

If your company has a current subscription with S&P Global Market Intelligence, you can register as a new user for access to the platform(s) covered by your license at Market Intelligence platform or S&P Capital IQ.

  • First Name*
  • Last Name*
  • Business Email *
  • Phone *
  • Company Name *
  • City *
  • We generated a verification code for you

  • Enter verification Code here*

* Required

Thank you for your interest in S&P Global Market Intelligence! We noticed you've identified yourself as a student. Through existing partnerships with academic institutions around the globe, it's likely you already have access to our resources. Please contact your professors, library, or administrative staff to receive your student login.

At this time we are unable to offer free trials or product demonstrations directly to students. If you discover that our solutions are not available to you, we encourage you to advocate at your university for a best-in-class learning experience that will help you long after you've completed your degree. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

In This List

Domestic Magnitogorsk shipments hit 4-year high in 2018

Essential Metals & Mining Insights - August 2020

State of the Market: Mining Q2-2020

Report Outlooks of Lithium and Cobalt

Essential Metals & Mining Insights July 2020


Domestic Magnitogorsk shipments hit 4-year high in 2018

Russia's third largest steelmaker, PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works, said March 13 that its shipments of metal products within the Commonwealth of Independent States, or CIS, grew by almost 6% year over year in 2018 to 9.03 million tonnes.

Sales within the CIS, which comprises 11 former Soviet Republics, were the highest since 2014, when Magnitogorsk sold 9.59 Mt, and represented 79% of overall sales. However, export shipments fell by 15.1% year over year to 2.38 Mt, according to a January trading update.

The company highlighted Russia's Ural and Volga regions as the most significant in terms of shipments, accounting for 36% and 18%, respectively, while the Central region and the CIS represented 15%.

Magnitogorsk's largest industrial customer in the Russian market, the pipe industry, accounted for over 2.0 Mt of metal products, while metal trading companies and service centers bought 2.5 Mt.

Meanwhile, the steelmaker noted that Russia's automotive industry purchased 535,000 tonnes of metal in 2018. The company previously reported the figure to be a record "almost 550,000" tonnes in an early February news release.

Hardware factories and recycling plants received 880,000 tonnes of shipments, and sales directly to the construction industry and manufacturers of building materials totaled 636,000 tonnes.