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UKRAINE INCREASES IMPORT OF NICKEL ORE IN JAN-FEB

Ukraine in January-April 2018 increased imports of nickel ore and concentrate in natural terms by 6.6% compared to the same period in 2017, to 458,917 tonnes. According to customs statistics released by the State Fiscal Service, in monetary terms nickel ore imports increased by 7%, to $22.155 million.
Imports were made from Guatemala (60.81% of supplies in monetary terms), and Indonesia (39.19%).
During the first four months of the year, Ukraine did not export and re-export these products, as well as in January-April 2017.
As reported, Ukraine in 2017 reduced imports of nickel ore and concentrate in natural terms by 4.2% compared to 2016, to 1.314 million tonnes, in monetary terms by 8.3%, to $64.172 million. At the same time, all imports were made from Guatemala (100% of supplies).

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