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Irina Melkonyan specialises in steel use in energy exploration, extraction and transmission. 

In addition to her work in finished steel, Irina is responsible for the analysis of iron ore supply markets and so has a full supply chain perspective.

Irina has an MSc in Energy, Trade and Finance from Cass Business School and is a fluent Japanese speaker. As such, she drives customer engagement in Japan, as well as the CIS and elsewhere.

Articles by our industry expert


APAC Webinar: Global supply cuts and the recovery of Chinese demand

Watch the first in our new series of steel webinars, in which we will share CRU’s analysis of recent and important trends within the global steel industry, whilst focusing...

Topics: China, Steel


How Russian steelmakers could capitalise in a post Covid-19 world

Topics: Covid-19, Steelmaking Raw Materials


Coronavirus: Impact on global steel and raw materials markets

Topics: Covid-19, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials