According to the Federal Customs Service, in January-August of this year, 2.224 million tons of crude aluminum totaling $ 4.028 billion were exported from Russia, including in the CIS countries sent 2.204 million tons worth $ 3.987 billion, to the CIS countries — 24 thous. m for $ 41 million.
Supplies of copper amounted to 314 thousand. T to $ 2.155 billion, including 312.9 thous. Tons ($ 2.148 billion) in the CIS countries and 1.1 thousand. T ($ 6.7 million) in the states of the former Soviet Union.
Exports of nickel for the first eight months of 2010 reached 152.9 thousand tons worth $ 3.218 billion, including supplies to the CIS countries were equal to only 0.1 tons ($ 4.4 million) and non-CIS countries -… 152 8 ths. tons ($ 3.214 billion).
Overall, export volumes of copper and nickel remained at the level of January-August 2009, and aluminum — fell by 2.3%.