Ukrainian enterprises reduced the import of copper and copper products in value terms by 7.4% in January-September 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, to $81.317 million.
According to customs statistics released by the State Customs Service of Ukraine, export of copper and copper products decreased 12.7%, to $55.083 million in the first nine months of 2020.
In September, copper and copper products were imported in the tune of $10.739 million, exported to the tune of $7.397 million.
In addition, Ukraine in January-September reduced the import of nickel and nickel products by 11.8% compared to the same period in 2019, to $55.25 million (in September amounted to $8.149 million), aluminum and aluminum products by 4.3%, to $283.561 million ($34.997 million). At the same time, the import of lead and lead products decreased 42.7%, to $6.05 million ($1.691 million), tin and tin products decreased 39.8%, to $1.713 million ($292,000), zinc and zinc products decreased by 33.6%, to $37.289 million ($5.795 million).
In January-September 2020, export of aluminum and aluminum products increased 0.1% compared with January-September 2019, to $77.049 million (in September amounted to $10.303 million), lead and lead products fell by 6.1%, to $18.007 million ($2.782 million), nickel and nickel products decreased by 49.3%, to $1.966 million ($296,000). Zinc exports in January-September 2020 amounted to $68,000, while in the same period of 2019 amounted to $463,000 ($12,000 in September). The export of tin and tin products in January-September 2020 amounted to $92,000, while in the same period of 2019 amounted to $33,000 (the export amounted to $3,000 in September).