In August Russia imported 3.3 thousand tons of raw zinc, down by 2% MoM, but up 7-fold YoY.
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan decreased deliveries by 5%, to 1.9 thousand tons and 798 tons respectively.
Import price in August dropped by 5%, to $2.6 per kg.
In January-August imports totaled 33.9 thousand tons, up by 322% YoY.
In monetary terms since the start of the year the imports have increased by 263.4%. (Ukrainian metal)