Ukraine in January-February this year increased its imports of Nickel ores and concentrates, in physical terms at 69.5% compared to the same period last year - up to 289,644 thousand tons.
According to statistics released by the State customs service (GTS), in monetary terms, the import of Nickel ores increased by 92.5% to $15,506 million While imports were from Indonesia (81,89% of total supply in monetary terms) and Guatemala (18,11%).
Jan-Feb-2020 Ukraine did not export and re-export of these products, as well as in January-February-2019.
As reported, Ukraine in 2019, reduced the import of Nickel ores and concentrates in real terms by 6.9% compared to the 2018 year to 1 million 344,535 thousand tons, in monetary terms, the imports fell by 1.6% - up to $68,241 million While imports were from Indonesia (61,52% of the supply in monetary terms) and Guatemala (38,48%).
last year Ukraine exported to Greece 7,999 thousand tons of Nickel ore worth $312 million (all supplied in April), while in 2018 - did not export and re-export of these products.
Ukraine Nickel ore imports Pobuzhsky ferronickel combine (PFK, part of Solway group). PFC recycles about 1.2 million tonnes of ore.