Russia’s IMH aims to up pig iron sales to US in wake of protectionist trade measures

Russia’s Industrial Metallurgical Holding (IMH) is aiming to increase pig iron shipments to the United States, where protectionist trade defence measures have led to an increase in domestic steelmaking.

IMH assets include Russia’s major merchant pig iron producer Tulachermet. “Duties [on wire rod] will slightly extend our market in the US amid increasing of capacity utilization rates of high quality wire rod producers, [which] consume pig iron,” a...

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Marina Shulga

November 22, 2017

21:17 GMT

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