In June Russia exported 19.2 thousand tons of nickel matte, up by 54% MoM and by 163.5% YoY.
Exports to Finland grew by 33%, to 16.6 thousand tons.
In 6 months nickel matte exports totaled 68 thousand tons, up by 58.2% YoY.
In monetary terms since the start of the year exports have increased by 47%.
Export prices in June dropped by 3%, to $6.8 per kg. (Ukrainian metal)