In June Russia imported 127.8 thousand tons of manganese ore and concentrate, up by 55.2% MoM and by 17.5% YoY.
South Africa accounted for 100 thousand tons, up 2-fold MoM.
Kazakhstan slightly increased supplies, to 14.6 thousand tons, while imports from Gabon dropped by 27%, to 12.7 thousand tons.
In January-June Russia imported 517.6 thousand tons, down by 12.4% YoY.
In monetary terms imports fell by 26.3%.
Average price in June decreased by 3%, to $227 per ton. (Ukrainian metal)