In May Russia imported 3.5 thousand tons of raw zinc, down by 22.6% MoM, but up by 370.1% YoY.
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan decreased deliveries by 27%, while Peru increased almost 2-fold.
In 5 months imports grew by 295%, to 22.4 thousand tons.
In monetary terms since the start of the year imports have increased by 233.6%. Import price in May grew by 3.5%, to $3086 per ton. (Ukrainian metal)