In October Russia imported 109.5 thousand tons of manganese ore and concentrate, up by 23% MoM and by 11.3% YoY.
Deliveries from the South Africa grew more than 2-fold, from 28.6 thousand tons to 66.2 thousand tons, while from Kazakhstan – by 39%, to 15.6 thousand tons.
At the same time Gabon decreased exports by 45%, to 26.7 thousand tons.
In 10 months imports totaled 918 thousand tons, down by 7.5% YoY.
In monetary terms since the start of the year imports have decreased by 23%.
Price in October dropped by 15%, to $199 per ton. (Ukrainian metal)