CIS Steel & Raw Materials Exports

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Stephen Chan (Hangzhou CIEC International), Dmitry Polyakov (MMK Steel Trade), Maxym Mamon (Evraz East Metals), Roman Kurashev (Metinvest Holding), Pavel Rudenya(ISD Corporation), Tommaso Sandrini, President at Assofermet Acciai & CEO of San Polo Lamiere, Elena Turkenich (Metal Expert) and others will take part in the Round-table discussion ‘Key factors of influence on CIS steel exports’.

To be discussed:
 1. Coal and iron ore growing costs for CIS producers.  Will the price trend on the market support the suppliers’ positions in Q4?
2. Anti-dumping investigations in EU. After-effects and alternatives for CIS suppliers
3. A new petition filed by Turkish producers against HRC imports. Risks and consequences for CIS suppliers
4. Billet market of MENA: after-effects of scrap increasing competitiveness and Chinese billet suppliers market abandonment.
5. Will Iran become a competitor in the flat products and steel semis segments on external markets?

About the Conference

Metal Expert creates the meeting point for  CIS steel and raw materials suppliers and their clients from Europe, Turkey and Middle East in Milan, on October 24.

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

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

Severstal Export: Darko Bozinovski, CEO

Evraz East Metals: Maxym Mamon, Head of Marketing Department

Byelorussian Steel Works: Anatoly Savenok, General Director

Donetsk Metal Rolling Plant/ Elektrostal: Maxim Gritsenko, Member of the Board, CMO

Tulachermet: Aleksey Parshukov, Commercial Director

Industrial Metallurgical Holding: Vyacheslav Morozov, First Vice President

RosMetIndustria: Vladislav Shik, AKRON Holding Director of Sales and Foreign Trade Department - Speaker

To see the full list of companies and their representatives.

 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.

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


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