MOSCOW, Aug. 19 (Dow Jones) -- Russian aluminum output fell 2.7% in the first seven months of the year, the federal statistics service said late Wednesday.
In July, aluminum output fell 6.5% compared with July 2010 and was 5.1% higher from June.
The federal statistics service doesn't provide output of non-ferrous metals in tonnages.
Zinc output in the first seven months of the year fell 1.6% on the year, while in July alone output fell 4.1% on the year and was 5.1% lower compared with June.
Copper output in January-July fell 0.1% on the year, while in July it fell 7.1% on the year and 0.4% from June.
Russian nickel output in the first seven months of the year fell 1.2% on the year. Nickel output in July increased 5.4% compared with July 2010 and was 24.2% higher than June.