In May export of alumina increased by 7,8%, or for 8,50 thousand tons in comparison with April to 117,93 thousand tons. About it it is spoken in data of the State committee of statistics.
The proceeds from export increased by 7,8%, or for 2,79 million dollars to 38,42 million dollars.
In May, as well as last month, Ukraine exported alumina generally to Russia - 117,21 thousand tons, or 99,4% of the total amount of export.
In comparison with May, 2007 alumina export in May, 2008 increased by 1,6%, or for 1,81 thousand tons.
In January - May, 2008 export of alumina was reduced in comparison with January - May, 2007 by 0,3%, or for 1,45 thousand tons and made 565,07 thousand tons on 184,34 million dollars.
As it was reported, in April export of alumina decreased by 3,4%, or for 3,84 thousand tons in comparison with March to 109,43 thousand tons.
In 2007 export of alumina was reduced by 0,6%, or for 8,63 thousand tons in comparison with 2006 to 1 383,97 thousand tons on 364,78 million dollars.
In Ukraine the main producer of alumina is the Nikolaev aluminous plantand in insignificant quantities the Zaporozhye aluminum combine.