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South Korea Manganese Industry Outlook 2022 - 2026

See how South Korea Manganese performed compared to key markets such as Japan and Russia.

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Korea's imports of manganese are set to reach 113 million kilograms in 2026, up 2.1% from 100 million kilograms in 2021. Since 1993, the country's demand for the mineral has increased 2.8% year-on-year. Japan, Russia and India ranked second, third and fourth for imports in 2021. Korean exports of manganese, meanwhile, are expected to reach 40 million kilograms in 2026, up 3.7% from 32 million kilograms in 2021. Since 1993, however, the country's supply has decreased 15% year-on-year. The Netherlands overtook Korea in 2021, ranking second with 32 million kilograms. The Netherlands, South Korea and Kazakhstan ranked second, third and fourth in exports.

South Korea Manganese Market Data and Forecasts