In January, Russia imported 28.3 thousand tons of chrome ore and concentrate, down by 50% MoM and by 59% YoY.
Price grew from $157 to $184 per ton
Deliveries from Kazakhstan dropped by 49%, to 25.5 thousand tons, and from South Africa – by 70%, to 157 tons. At the same time purchases from Pakistan grew almost 2-fold, from 500 tons to 919 tons.
In 2019, imports totaled 903 thousand tons, down by 6% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)