Russia’s Zlatoust Metallurgical Works, or ZMZ, is to supply 4,000 tonnes of rolled stock to Russia’s largest car manufacturer, AvtoVAZ, in 2011, the metals plant said in a statement.

ZMZ plans to supply 600 tonnes of rolled stock by the end of August, and the rest by the end of 2011, Prime News reported. The total value of the deal is RUB143m.

In January–June, ZMZ produced 301,800 tonnes of rolled stock, up 41% year on year. The supplier, based in the Chelyabinsk Region, holds a leading position among the main producers of special grade steel and alloys.