In June Russia imported 155 tons of plates from Austria, down almost 85-fold YoY.
According to the customs statistics, this is the lowest average monthly import this year.
Since February (30.7 thousand tons) deliveries have been decreasing.
In January-June Russia imported 109.7 thousand tons of plates, down by 15.9% YoY.
The main customer is Vyksa Iron and Steel Works, which produces large diameter pips for the Turkish Stream and Nord Stream-2 pipelines.
Since January 2014 Austria has delivered 580 thousand tons of plates to Russia. (Ukrainian metal)