MMK received awards in Exporter of the Year competition
Diplomas of the Russian Export Centre and letters of appreciation from the Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region were awarded to nine companies, including the Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works, which was represented at the award ceremony by Oleg Fedonin, Head of the Department of Foreign Economic Activity and Sales to the Automotive Industry of MMK. “I am glad that companies in our region received these prestigious awards – a symbol of high recognition of your success and contribution to the economy of the Chelyabinsk Region – and we are one of the leaders in the Ural Federal District and in the country. This year, three of our companies won prizes at the federal level, and 12 prizes at the level of the Ural Federal District. I believe that this is a well-deserved success and a basis for moving forward,” said the Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region, Alexey Teksler.
As a globally competitive company, MMK successfully operates in many markets. In 2019, the plant's deliveries to non-CIS countries amounted to about 1.256 million tonnes. Another 1.447 million tonnes were shipped last year to CIS countries, traditionally a priority market for MMK, along with the Russian domestic market. The plant’s products are sent to dozens of countries around the world. The main export markets for MMK are located in the Middle East, the Mediterranean Basin and South-East Asia. By ranking of the largest exporters based in the Urals and Western Siberia, MMK Group is consistently among the top three. With MMK producing high-quality products, having one of the widest product mixes in the CIS countries, it’s consistent work on improving the sales system and increasing the efficiency of supplies, helps the company in maintaining its position in the export markets.
The All-Russian award in the field of international cooperation and export “Exporter of the Year” is given to organisations and individual entrepreneurs who have achieved the greatest success in the export of non-primary, non-energy commodities, works, services, as well as the results of intellectual activities. The award was initiated at the highest level – the National Project “International Cooperation and Export”, which was developed in compliance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation “On the national goals and strategic objectives development of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2024”.