Russia: manganese ore imports up in August 2019

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In August Russia imported 84 thousand tons of manganese ore and concentrate, down by 27.6% MoM, but up by 28% YoY. Deliveries from South Africa decreased 2.5-fold, to 33.7 thousand tons. Imports from Kazakhstan and Gabon grew by 40% and by 68% MoM, to 19.3 and 30.1 thousand tons respectively. In January-August imports totaled