Published on November 18, 2019
1. The Czech Republic imported 20068 tonnes of bauxite in 2016, which increased by 45.79 per cent to total at 29258 tonnes in 2017. The country’s estimated bauxite imports increased to 47407 tonnes in 2018. The import volume is estimated to stand at 29532 tonnes in 2019.
2. The Czech Republic’s total import of bauxite was valued at US$1.8 million in 2016. The country shipped bauxite worth US$4 million in 2017. In 2018, the estimated value from bauxite imports stood at US$6.7 million. The total value of import is estimated to reach US$5.9 million in 2019.
3. Turkey continued to remain the top supplier of the ore to the Czech Republic. Turkey exported an estimated 18417 tonnes in 2018. Other key bauxite exporting countries namely, Montenegro, Germany, Greece, and China supplied lesser volumes of bauxite to the Czech Republic: 10518 tonnes, 6338 tonnes, 5702 tonnes, tonnes, and 3113 tonnes respectively.
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