, Volume 59, Issue 11–12, pp 1001–1006 | Cite as

Status and Prospects of Ferroalloys Production in the Russian Federation

  • L. I. Leont’ev
  • L. A. Smirnov
  • V. I. Zhuchkov
  • A. V. Zhdanov
  • V. Ya. Dashevskii
  • S. A. Gurova

Data are presented on the production and consumption of ferroalloys in the Russian Federation from 1994 to 2014. The quantities of the main ferroalloys that were made during this period are compared to the volume of steel production, and a comparison is also made between the structure of ferroalloys production in Russia and abroad. Data on the import, export, and apparent consumption of ferroalloys ate also reported. It is noted that Russia needs to expand its raw-materials base in order to make the main ferroalloys: manganese-, chromium-, and silicon-based ferroalloys. Such expansion is necessary to ensure that Russian companies can compete in the international market and that Russia is not threatened economically. These goals can be accomplished only with the support of the government.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. I. Leont’ev
    • 1
    • 4
  • L. A. Smirnov
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. I. Zhuchkov
    • 1
    • 3
  • A. V. Zhdanov
    • 3
  • V. Ya. Dashevskii
    • 4
  • S. A. Gurova
    • 5
  1. 1.Institute of Metallurgy, Ural Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMET UrO RAN)EkaterinburgRussia
  2. 2.Ural Institute of MetalsEkaterinburgRussia
  3. 3.Institute of Metallurgy and Materials ScienceUral Federal UniversityEkaterinburgRussia
  4. 4.Baikov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials ScienceRussian Academy of Sciences (IMET RAN)MoscowRussia
  5. 5.Department of Metallurgy, Machine Tool Engineering, and Heavy MachineryRussian Ministry of Industry and TradeMoscowRussia

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