23/04/14 – Russian pig iron export surge in February

According to the statistics, Russia exported 263,000 tonnes pig iron in February, soaring by 142% on the same month of last year.

In the month, Russia’s exports of pig iron totaled 200,000 tonnes and 19,000 tonnes to the US and Germany up by 2,774% and down by 8% compared to the same time of last year respectively.

From January to February, Russian pig iron exports totaled 524,000 tonnes up by 96.8% compared to that in the same period of last year.

Meanwhile, the country’s exports of pig iron to the US hit 277,000 tonnes surging by 641% on the prior comparable period.

Source – SteelGuru.com, Yieh.com