In January-August, Ukraine decreased manganese ore and concentrate import by 46.1% YoY, to 135.024 thousand tons.
According to the State Customs Service, in monetary terms imports have dropped by 40.6%, to $17.968 million.
The main supplier was Ghana (99.88% in monetary terms), followed by Belgium (0.1%) and Brazil (0.02%).
No manganese ore was imported in August.
Ukraine did not export manganese ore in 8 months. (Ukrainian metal)