In July Russia imported 1.3 tons of tantalum, including scrap, up by 138.5% MoM and by 0.2% YoY.
Deliveries from China increased from 51 tons to 395 tons, and from Kazakhstan – from 485 tons to 880 tons.
In January-July tantalum imports totaled 5.4 tons, down by 35.43% YoY.
In monetary terms since the start of the year imports have decreased by 34.7%.
Import prices dropped by 13%, to $560 per kg. (Ukrainian metal)