Russia: raw zinc imports up in August 2019

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.…

Russia: zinc ore exports down in July 2019

In July Russia exported 16.9 thousand tons of zinc ore and concentrate, up by 33% MoM, but down by 51.4% YoY. Deliveries to China grew 2.5-fold, to 12.5 thousand tons, but to Kazakhstan dropped by 14%, to 4.4 thousand tons. In January-July exports totaled 139 thousand tons, down by 25% YoY. Since the start of…