Commodities Explained: Why silver imports are down by 96%? Updated : October 21, 2020 06:22 PM IST The total predicted import of Silver this year is 3,200-3,500 tonnes — 40 percent less than last year's. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.