Exports of titanium concentrate from the Ukraine in November 2009 increased by 2.7 times compared to the previous month, up to 32.96 ths. Tons, at $ 7.37 million. This was reported by a source in the Cabinet.
At the same time in November 2009 compared to the same period of 2008, exports of titanium concentrates increased by 95.4%, accounting for 16.09 tons in November, Ukraine exported titanium concentrate mainly in the US and the Czech Republic:… 19.35 thousand. m and 6.84 ths. tons at $ 4.34 million and $ 1.02 million respectively.
However, in the first 11 months of 2009, exports of titanium concentrates decreased by 23.2% compared with January-November 2008 to 202.24 thousand. Tons at $ 51.42 million.
As you know, in October 2009, exports of titanium concentrates decreased by 30.9% compared to September, to 12.07 ths. Tons at $ 3.58 million. In 2008 compared to 2007, titanium concentrate exports decreased by 14.7%, to 288.44 thousand. tons for $ 68.25 million.
The main producers of titanium concentrates in Ukraine are state-owned enterprises Volnogorskiy MMC (Dnipropetrovsk region). Irshansky and Mining (Zhytomyr region)., Who from 2005 to 2009 were leased by the company Crimean Titan.