China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in December 2011

SMM Insight 01:43:17PM Jan 30, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 23 -- On Jan 23, China Customs released imports and exports of refined copper, primary aluminum, and other base metals in December 2011 (unit: mt):

  Dec. YoY (%) Jan.– Dec. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 406,937 77.92 2,835,365 -2.99
Primary Aluminum 50,943 164.58 225,044 -2.10
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 19,028 21.96 217,500 18.93
Refined Lead 477 -37.42 6,611 -69.30
refined zinc 54,118 53.03 348,020 7.53
zinc alloy 12,320 -11.69 150,519 -2.74
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 3,487 267.03 23,737 28.01
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 327 -96.89 156,292 303.54
Primary Aluminum 5,332 -77.02 81,871 -57.70
Refined Lead - -100.00 6,128 -73.44
refined zinc 299 -90.81 46,382 7.51
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 997 -73.02 35,203 -36.15
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 225 9.54 1,227 72.00
(Source: China Customs)
(Edited by SMM)

China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in December 2011

SMM Insight 01:43:17PM Jan 30, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 23 -- On Jan 23, China Customs released imports and exports of refined copper, primary aluminum, and other base metals in December 2011 (unit: mt):

  Dec. YoY (%) Jan.– Dec. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 406,937 77.92 2,835,365 -2.99
Primary Aluminum 50,943 164.58 225,044 -2.10
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 19,028 21.96 217,500 18.93
Refined Lead 477 -37.42 6,611 -69.30
refined zinc 54,118 53.03 348,020 7.53
zinc alloy 12,320 -11.69 150,519 -2.74
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 3,487 267.03 23,737 28.01
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 327 -96.89 156,292 303.54
Primary Aluminum 5,332 -77.02 81,871 -57.70
Refined Lead - -100.00 6,128 -73.44
refined zinc 299 -90.81 46,382 7.51
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 997 -73.02 35,203 -36.15
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 225 9.54 1,227 72.00
(Source: China Customs)
(Edited by SMM)