Africa, Middle East leads recovery in manganese ore production in June

Global manganese ore production soared by 15% month on month in June due to a continued ramp-up of output after Covid-19 restrictions on activity started to ease, the latest data from the International Manganese Institute (IMnI) shows.

The increase in production was led by Africa and the Middle East from where supply in June increased by 18% against May volumes.
Gabon, Morocco Namibia, South Africa and Iran all registered higher output.

Over the first six months of the year, production from Africa and the Middle East was 13% lower than in the same period of 2019 due to the influence of...


Jon Stibbs

August 03, 2020

17:45 GMT