Kazakhstan Produced Four Million Tons of Steel In 2023

In 2023 Kazakhstan’s ferrous metallurgy industry produced 4 million tons of steel, 2 million tons of ferroalloys, 2.4 million tons of rolled flat steel, 896,000 tons of reinforcement for construction, and 305,000 tons of steel pipes.

Additionally, a metals plant producing fittings with a capacity of 300,000 tons was launched in Taraz. This year will see the launch of two new ferrosilicon production plants with a total production capacity of 330,000 tons.

Kazakhstan’s ferrous metallurgy industry produces more than $6.6bn worth of metal products annually, exports more than $5bn worth of products, and employs about 50,000 people, the Ministry of Industry and Construction said on January 31st. 

Kazakhstan produces steel, ferroalloys and steel products used in construction, mechanical engineering, energy, and transport.

One of the metallurgical industry’s priorities is manufacturing products with high added value, to stimulate the processing of metals inside the country, the ministry said.