China January Refined Copper Imports 335,480 Tons, Up 36.6% On Year

Industry News 04:58:37PM Feb 21, 2012 Source:SMM

BEIJING, Feb 21, 2012 (Dow Jones) -- China's January refined copper imports rose 36.6% from a year ago to 335,480 metric tons, the General Administration of Customs said Tuesday.

Refined copper imports fell 17.6% from December.

Copper concentrate imports in January rose 7.5% to 601,751 tons, customs said.

China is the world's largest copper consumer.

 

China January Refined Copper Imports 335,480 Tons, Up 36.6% On Year

Industry News 04:58:37PM Feb 21, 2012 Source:SMM

BEIJING, Feb 21, 2012 (Dow Jones) -- China's January refined copper imports rose 36.6% from a year ago to 335,480 metric tons, the General Administration of Customs said Tuesday.

Refined copper imports fell 17.6% from December.

Copper concentrate imports in January rose 7.5% to 601,751 tons, customs said.

China is the world's largest copper consumer.