CIS Steel & Raw Materials Exports

About the Conference

Metal Expert invites CIS steel and raw materials suppliers and their clients from Europe, Turkey and Middle East to meet in Milan, on October 24.

Key topics to be discussed:

1. Chinese monetary bubbles and steel prices.

2. Trade restrictions in Europe. Impact on steel products from CIS.

3. Key global factors of influence on exports from CIS.

4. Prospects of CIS steel exports.

5. Perspectives for CIS flat steel suppliers in Turkish market.

6. Outlook for steel billet exports to MENA amid growing competition with scrap.

7. Prospects of imported steel products consumption in MENA.

8. Competition with steel products from Iran.

9. Exports of metallurgical raw materials.

We continue discussing the Agenda with major market players in CIS, Europe and Middle East in order to present the most actual conference program. You are welcome to send the propositions and comments to Veronika Tropina, Program’s Chief Editor -

About Speakers & Participants

Among registered major CIS exporters:

Metinvest Holding: Viktoriya Badamshina, Head of Sales to Key Markets - Speaker

MMK Steel Trade: Dmitry Polyakov, Managing Director - Speaker

ISD Corporation: Pavel Rudenya, Head of Marketing & Sales Department - Speaker

Severstal Export: Darko Bozinovski, CEO

Evraz (East Metals): Maxym Mamon, Head of Marketing Department

The full list of companies and their representatives, confirmed their participation or presentation, you can find on the website.

Previous events

Since 2005 Metal Expert annually holds the meetings on CIS steel and raw materials subjects. The maximum attendees’ number – about 360 delegates from 245 companies and 39 countries – was in Kiev in 2012. 36 speeches were delivered by representatives of Severstal, Metalloinvest, MMK, Esfahan Steel, Icdas, Evraz, Nucor Trading, Donetsk Steel, Interpipe, Mechel, Hangzhou Cogeneration, Koks Group, Raspadskaya Coal Company, Belorussian SW, Zaporizhstal, UNCTAD, World Steel Association, Metal Expert etc. All the details are available upon request.

Contacts & additional information

All the details on speaking opportunities, participation, sponsorship and advertizing options as well as venue, you can get at Veronika Tropina:  +38 056 3757909, email: or


Early bird registration rate expires on August 26.

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