Ukraine: copper metals imports up in January-August 2019

In January-August Ukraine increased copper and copper wares imports by 24.1% YoY, to 75.131 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, exports dropped by 47.6%, to $58.229 million.

In August copper imports totaled $11.752 million and exports – $6.065 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: new copper rods GOST approved

The Federal Agency on technical regulation and metrology (Rosstandart) has approved the GOST 1628-2019 “Copper rods. Technical conditions” standard.

The standard will replace GOST 1628-78.

It will become valid from December 1. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: raw copper imports up in May 2019

In May Russia imported 113.9 tons of raw copper, up by 100.9% MoM and by 0.1% YoY.

In 5 months imports dropped by 58% YoY, to 622.6 tons.

Since the start of the year in monetary terms imports have decreased by 53.9%.

In May import prices dropped by 10.7%, to $14.1 per kg. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: rolled copper exports down in April 2019

In April Russia exported 426.8 tons of copper rods and sections, down by 9.2% MoM and by 20.7% YoY.

At the same time the price has increased by 7.4%, to $6.6 per kg.

In 4 months exports dropped by 5.2%, to 1.7 thousand tons, and in monetary terms – by 4%. (Ukrainian metal)

Azerbaijan: gold, silver and copper production up in January-May 2019

Some 1,395 kilograms of gold were extracted in Azerbaijan in January-May, up by 9.8% YoY, the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee reported. Silver production in Azerbaijan increased by 18.1%. According to the statistics, the total volume of the extracted silver and concentrates reached 1,364 kilograms. Some 805 tons of copper ore and concentrates (+44.9%) were extracted…

Russia: copper ore imports down in April 2019

In April Russia imported 15.7 thousand tons of copper ore and concentrate, down by 68.7% MoM and by 64% YoY.

The price in April dropped by 9.6%, to $1222 per ton.

In 4 months copper ore imports decreased by 22.6% YoY, to 153.4 thousand tons. But in monetary terms they grew by 11%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: copper exports up in January-April 2019

In April, Russia exported 73 thousand tons of copper, up by 13.6% MoM and by 52% YoY.

In 4 months exports increased by 20.1% YoY, to 269 thousand tons.

In monetary terms exports grew by 8%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: copper exports up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Russia exported 231.5 thousand tons of copper in primary forms as well as wire rod valued at $1409 million, up by 5.8%, but down by 5.9% YoY respectively. In March the average price of copper in primary forms was $6211 per ton FOB Russian border, down by 8.3%. Wire rod price was $6238…

Ukraine: copper import and export in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukraine increased copper and copper wares imports by 30.1%YoY, to $27.419 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, in March $11.753 million worth of copper and copper wares were imported. At the same time, exports decreased by 57.4%, to $19.412 million. In March Ukraine exported $7.739 million worth of copper and wares. (Ukrainian…