KYIV. Aug 8 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Ukraine in January-July 2017 increased exports of titanium ore and concentrate in real terms by 60.5%, compared to 2015, to 353,022 tonnes.
According to customs statistics, made public by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, exports of titanium ore and concentrate in monetary terms over the period rose by 32%, to $56.734 million.
Major exports were made to the Czech Republic (21.41% of the supply in money terms), China (15.38%), and Turkey (15.32%).
Ukraine in January-July 2017 imported 82 tonnes of titanium ore and concentrate, mainly from Senegal (73.13%), Finland (22.39%) and Iran (4.48%) for $67,000, while in January-July 2016 the country imported 38 tonnes for $28,000 from Senegal (71.43%), Germany (21.43%) and Vietnam (7.14%).