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UKRAINE CUTS IMPORTS OF MANGANESE ORES

Ukraine in January-July this year reduced imports of manganese ore and concentrate in quantity terms by 38% compared to the same period last year, to 207,225 tonnes.
According to statistics released by the State Customs Service, in monetary terms, imports of manganese ore and concentrate decreased by 43.7% over the period, to $25.139 million.
At the same time, manganese ore and concentrate were imported from Ghana (99.85% of supplies in monetary terms), Belgium (0.11%) and the Netherlands (0.02%).
In January-July 2021, Ukraine exported 434 tonnes of manganese ore and concentrate to Poland (90.2%) and Russia (9.8%) for $51,000, while in the same period last year it exported 23,846 tonnes of manganese ore and concentrate for $3.447 million.

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