June manganese ore supply falls 3.4% year on year, IMnI says

World manganese ore supply reached only 1.66 million tonnes in June 2019, down by 3.4% year-on-year, according to the International Manganese Institute.

June supply rose by slightly less than 1% compared with May, according to figures from IMnI’s latest research, published on Wednesday July 31. Supply from Africa and the Middle East came to 951,000 tonnes, up by 10% year-on-year but down by 3% compared with May, due to production cuts in South Africa and Gabon. For the first six months of the year, supply from Africa and the Middle East rose by 12% year-on-year, with increased production in Gabon,...

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Janie Davies

July 31, 2019

19:15 GMT

London