Key Market Indicators
Malaysia's exports of manganese fell 18.9% in 2021 compared to 2020, dropping to 20,810 kilograms. This marks a 37% decline since 1996. Bulgaria topped the list with 20,810 kilograms, followed by the Netherlands, South Korea and Kazakhstan. Malaysia's imports of manganese are expected to reach 712,070 kilograms by 2026, up from 587,350 kilograms in 2021. This marks an average 3.2% year-on-year growth since 1994. Namibia led the list with 587,350 kilograms, followed by Japan, Russia and India.