Ukraine increased the import of nickel ore and concentrate by 30% in January-August 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, to 1.12 million tonnes.
According to statistics released by the State Customs Service, in monetary terms the import of nickel ore grew by 31.2%, to $55.706 million.
Ukraine did not export and re-export these products in January-August 2020, while the country supplied 7,999 tonnes of nickel ore to Greece for $322,000 in the same period in 2019.
Pobuzhky Ferronickel Plant (part of Solway Group) imports nickel ore to Ukraine.
The plant processes about 1.2 million tonnes of ore per year.