Ukraine reduced imports of manganese ore and concentrate in physical terms by 51.9% in 2020 compared to the previous year, to 581,178 tonnes.
According to statistics released by the State Customs Service on Tuesday, in monetary terms, imports of manganese ore and concentrate decreased 63.7% over the period to $76.534 million.
At the same time, the main import was recorded from Ghana (88.76% of deliveries in monetary terms), the Russian Federation (8.26%) and South Africa (2.88%).
In 2020, Ukraine exported 69,303 tonnes of manganese ore and concentrate (an increase of 2.1 times compared to 2019) for the amount of $10.819 million, while in 2019 – 33,225 tonnes for $3.307 million. Export and re-export was to the United States (88.03% of supplies), the Czech Republic (10.25%) and Hungary (1.16%).