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China Aluminum Imports and Exports February 2012
Mar 22,2012 13:26CST
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China Aluminum Imports and Exports February 2012

SHANGHAI, Mar. 22 -- The General Administration of Customs on Mar. 21 released China's imports and exports of primary aluminum, alumina, aluminum semis and bauxite in February 2012 (unit: mt):

 

  Feb. YoY (%) Jan.– Feb. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Primary Aluminum 74,484 317.25 122,607 136.88
Origins        
Australia 22,280 300.45 29,164 72.66
Russia 21,483 109.39 48,896 61.81
Oman 12,210 2,991.10 19,409 931.26
India 4,017 - 8,141 -
The Kingdom of Bahrain 3,996 - 3,996 -
Iran 3,867 - 5,590 -
Malaysia 2,268 - 2,268 -
South Africa 2,164 33.79 2,311 11.49
The United Arab Emirates 1,168 - 1,189 5,376.10
North Korea 903 - 1,023 69.25
Taiwan (China) 99 881.45 385 1,172.89
China 25 1,188.66 25 1,200.21
Japan 3 93.51 4 70.26
Germany 2 - 2 -
         
aluminum alloy 7,585 22.47 15,269 -5.83
Origins        
Taiwan (China) 1,880 16.93 3,358 -12.34
The United Arab Emirates 1,657 558.02 2,505 -0.70
China 1,334 32.14 2,248 -17.80
The US 839 141.03 1,406 80.98
South Korea 561 116.74 2,586 375.61
Russia 382 -72.27 631 -75.52
Japan 177 -9.00 361 11.13
Mexico 163 - 188 -
Malaysia 147 -54.10 246 -23.11
Australia 105 -73.51 206 -79.48
Venezuela 102 - 229 -
Nigeria 97 32.27 277 41.66
Mongolia 61 - 61 21.27
the Republic of Kyrgyzstan 56 - 168 -
Kazakhstan 10 -47.90 10 -47.90
South Africa 10 -53.65 132 109.10
Canada 4 - 4 -99.16
France 1 2.87 1 2.87
The UK 1 -79.53 1 -91.01
         
scrap aluminum 215,419 55.04 353,572 -3.88
Origins        
Hong Kong 82,857 958.47 134,829 621.54
The US 59,163 114.96 105,112 38.85
Australia 14,326 -33.50 20,697 -64.87
Spain 13,860 -44.29 16,432 -77.86
Germany 7,091 6.22 13,186 -16.39
Malaysia 5,764 -76.71 8,193 -87.43
Canada 4,945 52.74 8,929 8.09
France 4,774 1.72 5,989 -4.25
Holland 4,612 765.16 8,738 80.41
The UK 3,438 108.00 7,068 42.04
Japan 2,706 39.54 5,209 50.91
Belgium 2,368 165.48 3,019 -10.07
Mexico 1,131 -53.79 2,851 -42.02
Denmark  1,126 805.99 1,865 1,400.67
South Korea 781 102.88 1,164 28.65
Portugal 688 -72.86 1,112 -81.23
Colombia 632 226.77 954 66.49
Greece 503 448.77 519 13.93
Finland 453 - 500 140.68
Ecuador  433 47.59 603 -8.03
Benin 347 522.37 347 -34.55
Italy 336 - 496 35.88
Bulgarian   283 476.70 512 15.68
Sweden 276 -38.35 473 -5.22
Macao 240 - 240 -
Dominican Republic 228 48.47 348 81.95
Chile 228 -13.21 350 1.81
Kuwait 227 - 764 -
Israel 221 408.15 346 104.68
Ireland 210 - 210 -
Peru 135 -48.17 320 -38.39
Honduras 127 460.85 309 179.77
New Zealand 120 - 308 17.33
The Republic of El Salvador 109 - 153 -
Taiwan (China) 88 -43.78 204 -45.24
The Philippines 74 - 170 95.37
Lebanon 74 - 74 65.65
South Africa 67 48.44 191 59.30
Costa Rica 62 - 83 323.03
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 60 - 60 -57.01
Republic of Ghana 47 - 67 -
Georgia 46 - 46 -
The Republic of Panama 40 - 79 -
Cyprus 26 - 26 -
Norway 26 - 26 -93.50
The United Arab Emirates 21 - 46 497.93
Saudi Arabia 21 - 81 1.11
Slovenia 18 - 18 -
The Republic of Congo 14 -33.82 14 -46.85
         
alumina 275,938 22.78 722,586 27.35
Origins        
Australia 266,473 19.42 679,885 20.78
Brazil 7,610 - 7,610 380,388.25
Japan 1,067 62.73 1,691 -2.48
France 426 -26.66 1,222 -30.55
The US 198 70.58 391 71.13
Germany 102 -43.56 206 -41.09
South Korea 48 2,249.09 68 441.08
North Korea 9 - 9 -
Taiwan (China) 4 2,196.47 5 -74.14
Malaysia 1 - 1 -
The UK 0 - 1 -
Denmark  - - 1 312.50
Jamaica  - - 31,495 -
         
Bauxite  4,665,855 112.26 7,781,576 51.80
Origins        
Indonesia 3,807,598 160.92 6,216,656 65.16
Australia 809,557 41.04 1,470,906 40.75
Malaysia 48,699 - 93,995 -
Guyana - - 20 -75.00
         
aluminum semis 42,515 17.50 80,286 -9.40
Including        
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 6,446 54.88 11,294 -0.83
Aluminum wire  588 -6.93 1,161 -16.18
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 29,561 10.28 57,101 -11.04
aluminum foil  4,447 33.15 7,560 -1.69
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 1,244 3.51 2,778 -26.42
Aluminum structure and components 442 34.30 707 2.12
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 0 -92.58 109 4,558.33
         
Exports:        
Primary Aluminum 6,430 1,243.21 22,076 2,992.48
Destination        
South Korea 5,916 3,211.65 21,244 11,659.90
Japan 500 80.11 542 18.37
Slovenia 12 - 12 -
North Korea 2 - 13 124.31
Hong Kong - - 215 -
Germany - - 33 -
Vietnam - - 17 -
         
aluminum alloy 40,974 27.61 85,120 -6.53
Destination        
Japan 25,277 63.20 51,414 18.67
Hong Kong 5,622 -9.37 14,492 -26.64
South Korea 2,844 -34.09 4,205 -56.05
Indonesia 1,798 49.32 3,500 27.77
Malaysia 1,226 -2.21 2,776 -7.60
Vietnam 1,130 -25.24 2,717 -25.91
Australia 971 301.75 1,546 489.64
Thailand 814 111.16 1,634 33.81
The Philippines 586 -15.25 1,208 -16.19
Taiwan (China) 382 64.71 441 -46.33
Norway 100 - 250 -
Holland 75 -74.69 428 -60.39
Qatar 50 101.82 100 301.05
The US 32 101.46 57 -40.27
Argentina 27 - 27 -
Singapore 20 -0.16 40 -98.77
Iran 7 - 7 -
Turkey 4 - 9 47.54
Italy 4 -86.68 12 -66.58
Germany 3 -93.46 11 -76.80
Bulgarian   2 - 2 -
         
scrap aluminum 273 198.14 314 146.55
Destination        
South Korea 273 198.14 314 146.64
         
alumina 676 -14.55 4,082 -7.08
Destination        
The US 173 664.60 576 425.20
Vietnam 155 -21.81 243 -28.46
South Korea 76 -31.03 172 -92.48
Japan 69 -31.86 229 13.12
Thailand 49 4,820.00 138 51.75
Bangladesh 26 420.00 26 420.00
Malaysia 24 -50.57 27 -45.45
Italy 24 - 24 -
The Republic of Djibouti 22 4.32 47 -33.19
Indonesia 12 -86.27 46 -84.17
The Republic of Yemen 10 - 10 -
Myanmar 9 - 9 -
South Africa 6 - 6 -76.00
The UK 4 973.75 70 7,710.56
Singapore 4 - 9 115.35
Taiwan (China) 3 -93.63 57 -51.15
Mexico 3 - 4 -94.70
         
aluminum semis 190,000 30.30 400,000 7.00
Including        
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 72,303 105.39 134,392 52.04
Aluminum wire  1,009 49.15 2,214 -1.30
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 75,242 -0.27 157,372 -14.46
aluminum foil  40,826 22.15 88,528 7.50
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 5,069 15.52 13,551 3.57
Aluminum structure and components 25,983 14.95 65,795 3.07
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 6,543 133.36 18,281 119.47
Note:“-”meansdataisunavailable.        
(Source:ChinaCustoms)        
(EditedbySMM)        

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