Ukrainian enterprises reduced imports of copper and copper products in monetary terms by 40.3% YoY in January, to $9.666 million.
According to the customs statistics published by the State Customs Service, exports of copper and copper products grew 3.2-fold, to $12.394 million.
In addition, Ukraine reduced imports of nickel and nickel products by 17.5%, to $6.576 million, and aluminum and aluminum products by 7.6%, to $25.317 million. At the same time, the import of lead and lead products grew by 47.7%, to $786,000, tin and tin products remained unchanged at $152,000, and the import of zinc and zinc products rose by 66.5%, to $7.043 million.
Exports of aluminum and aluminum products in January increased by 41.8%, to $10.51 million, lead and lead products by 21%, to $3.033 million, but nickel and nickel products decreased by 8.1%, to $147,000. Zinc exports in January amounted to $1,000, while in January 2020 – $39,000. Exports of tin and tin products in January 2021 amounted to $1,000, while in January 2020 – $3,000. (Open4Business/Ukrainian metal)