Kazakhstan’s metallurgy production up
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 17
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
Kazakhstan increased production of steel, copper, aluminum and other metallurgic output in January-Sept. 2016, Kazakh Statistics Committee said.
Production of crude steel has increased by 10.6 percent to 3.17 million tons, production of flat rolled steel - by 18.6 percent to 2.26 million tons.
Production of unprocessed zinc increased by 1 percent to 244,121 tons.
Refined copper production increased by 4.3 percent to 300,843 tons in January-Sept. 2016 compared to the same period in 2015.
Production of raw aluminum has increased by 5.2 percent to 1.31 million tons.
Production of ferroalloys has increased by 5 percent to 1.34 million tons.
Iron ore production in Kazakhstan in the reporting period decreased by 12.5 percent compared to the same period in 2015 - to 26.33 million tons. Copper ore production increased by 2.2 times - to 55.79 million tons.
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