16/06/14 – Russian pig iron export surge in April

According to the statistics, Russia exported 140,000 tonnes of pig iron in April, soaring by 31.8% on the same month of last year.

In the month, Russia’s exports of pig iron totaled 30,000 tonnes and 26,000 tonnes to the US and Taiwan down by 51.8% and soaring by 568% compared to the same time of last year respectively.

From January to April, Russian pig iron exports totaled 1.22 million tons, up by 31.9% compared to that in the same period of last year.

Meanwhile, the country’s exports of pig iron to the US hit 699,000 tonnes surging by 396% on the prior comparable period.

Source – YIEH Corp.