In May Russia increased imports of flat galvanized rolled metal by 5.8% YoY, to 74.4 thousand tons, but decreased by 3.3% MoM.
In 5 months imports grew by 8% YoY, to 290.5 thousand tons.
Kazakhstan supplied the most metal accounting for 32.3%, down by 35.3%. The average price was $754 per ton without VAT.
The share of China was 31%, up 3.3-fold, with the price at $692 per ton.
Ukraine came third with 16.8%, up by 54.7%, at $661 per ton. (Ukrainian metal)