MOSCOW, Feb 08, 2012 (Dow Jones) -- Ukraine exported 1.554 million metric tons of alumina in 2011, 7.9% more than in 2010, the government reported Wednesday.
The exported alumina was worth $527 million.
Alumina exports in December totaled 142,230 tons, 3.1% more than in November and 1.3% more than in December 2010. The alumina exported in December was worth $54.4 million, 3.1% more than in November this year. Most was exported to Russia.
In 2010 Ukraine exported 1.44 million tons of alumina, 3.2% more than in 2009.
Alumina in Ukraine is produced by the Mykolaev Alumina Plant and the Zaporozhye Aluminum Combine, both belonging to United Co. Rusal PLC (0486.HK).