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NBS: China's Output of Base Metals in April

Industry News 11:47:29AM May 11, 2010 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, May 11 -- The National Bureau of Statistics released on May 11th that China's output of refined copper was 380 kt during April, up 15.2% YoY.

China's output of primary aluminum was 1.365 million mt during April, up 57.4% YoY; nickel output was 16,825.9 mt, up 21.8% YoY.

China's lead output was 309 kt during April, down 2.5% YoY; zinc output was 429 kt during April, up 27.7% YoY; tin output was 13,053.7 mt in April, up 2.6% YoY.

The details of China's output of refined copper, primary aluminum, refined zinc, refined lead, refined tin, nickel, manganese, and concentrates are listed below:

 
Apr.
YoY (%)
Mar.
MoM (%)
Jan. – Apr.
YoY (%)
Refined Copper
380,000
152.2
358,000
6.1
1,455,000
16.0
Aluminum
1,365,000
57.4
1,364,000
0.1
5,371,000
51.3
Zinc
429,000
27.7
421,000
1.9
1,607,000
34.7
Lead
309,000
-2.5
309,000
0.0
1,162,000
4.5
Nickel
16,826
21.8
16,299
3.2
64,395
23.7
Tin
13,054
2.6
12,121
7.7
45,649
34.3
Magnesium
71,000
61.4
77,000
-7.8
296,000
75.1
Titanium    
6,000
50.0
6,000
0.0
22,000
69.2
Mercury
78
-13.9
126
-38.3
346
19.3
Concentrates
 
 
 
 
 
 
Copper
98,000
12.6
93,000
5.4
372,000
24.0
Alumina
2,554,000
52.3
2,522,000
1.3
9,935,000
52.7
Zinc
298,000
41.2
294,000
1.4
1,033,000
53.5
Lead
164,000
67.3
163,000
0.6
526,000
73.0
Tin
5,000
0.0
8,000
-37.5
24,000
20.0
Tungsten
8,842
-0.8
9,985
-11.4
29,331
2.5
Antimony
12,000
100.0
8,000
50.0
31,000
3.3
Molybdenum
18,751
18.8
17,073
9.8
64,213
17.1
Semis and Alloys
 
 
 
 
 
 
Copper Semis
1,019,000
22.2
888,000
14.8
3,267,000
23.9
Aluminum Semis
1,784,000
26.4
1,655,000
7.8
6,045,000
30.3
Classifications
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aluminum Profile

NBS: China's Output of Base Metals in April

Industry News 11:47:29AM May 11, 2010 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, May 11 -- The National Bureau of Statistics released on May 11th that China's output of refined copper was 380 kt during April, up 15.2% YoY.

China's output of primary aluminum was 1.365 million mt during April, up 57.4% YoY; nickel output was 16,825.9 mt, up 21.8% YoY.

China's lead output was 309 kt during April, down 2.5% YoY; zinc output was 429 kt during April, up 27.7% YoY; tin output was 13,053.7 mt in April, up 2.6% YoY.

The details of China's output of refined copper, primary aluminum, refined zinc, refined lead, refined tin, nickel, manganese, and concentrates are listed below:

 
Apr.
YoY (%)
Mar.
MoM (%)
Jan. – Apr.
YoY (%)
Refined Copper
380,000
152.2
358,000
6.1
1,455,000
16.0
Aluminum
1,365,000
57.4
1,364,000
0.1
5,371,000
51.3
Zinc
429,000
27.7
421,000
1.9
1,607,000
34.7
Lead
309,000
-2.5
309,000
0.0
1,162,000
4.5
Nickel
16,826
21.8
16,299
3.2
64,395
23.7
Tin
13,054
2.6
12,121
7.7
45,649
34.3
Magnesium
71,000
61.4
77,000
-7.8
296,000
75.1
Titanium    
6,000
50.0
6,000
0.0
22,000
69.2
Mercury
78
-13.9
126
-38.3
346
19.3
Concentrates
 
 
 
 
 
 
Copper
98,000
12.6
93,000
5.4
372,000
24.0
Alumina
2,554,000
52.3
2,522,000
1.3
9,935,000
52.7
Zinc
298,000
41.2
294,000
1.4
1,033,000
53.5
Lead
164,000
67.3
163,000
0.6
526,000
73.0
Tin
5,000
0.0
8,000
-37.5
24,000
20.0
Tungsten
8,842
-0.8
9,985
-11.4
29,331
2.5
Antimony
12,000
100.0
8,000
50.0
31,000
3.3
Molybdenum
18,751
18.8
17,073
9.8
64,213
17.1
Semis and Alloys
 
 
 
 
 
 
Copper Semis
1,019,000
22.2
888,000
14.8
3,267,000
23.9
Aluminum Semis
1,784,000
26.4
1,655,000
7.8
6,045,000
30.3
Classifications
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aluminum Profile