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China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in March 2012

SMM Insight 03:22:43PM Apr 23, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Apr. 23 -- On Apr. 23, China Customs released imports and exports of refined copper, primary aluminum, and other base metals in March 2012 (unit: mt):

  Mar. YoY (%) Jan.– Mar. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 345,667 79.88 1,056,978 77.36
Primary Aluminum 63,634 177.29 186,241 149.30
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 14,748 -23.53 39,688 -18.96
Refined Lead 523 1.13 1,163 -23.42
refined zinc 45,270 20.18 130,987 50.24
zinc alloy 11,480 -17.39 28,312 -15.79
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 2,688 160.28 8,172 273.07
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 26,537 -27.83 27,288 -65.42
Primary Aluminum 12,288 176.39 34,364 566.00
Refined Lead 461 -8.07 493 -87.34
refined zinc 2,088 -61.11 2,888 -66.74
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 3,883 -31.79 9,275 -4.15
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 622 122.07 623 121.81
(Source: China Customs)
(Edited by SMM)

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1# Silver ingots(99.99%)
Jul.18
3816.0
102.0
(2.75%)
2# Silver ingots(99.95%)
Jul.18
3801.0
102.0
(2.76%)
3# Silver ingots(99.90%)
Jul.18
3786.0
102.0
(2.77%)
Gold(99.99%)
Jul.18
316.9
3.1
(1.00%)
Gold(99.95%)
Jul.18
316.8
3.2
(1.02%)

China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in March 2012

SMM Insight 03:22:43PM Apr 23, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Apr. 23 -- On Apr. 23, China Customs released imports and exports of refined copper, primary aluminum, and other base metals in March 2012 (unit: mt):

  Mar. YoY (%) Jan.– Mar. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 345,667 79.88 1,056,978 77.36
Primary Aluminum 63,634 177.29 186,241 149.30
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 14,748 -23.53 39,688 -18.96
Refined Lead 523 1.13 1,163 -23.42
refined zinc 45,270 20.18 130,987 50.24
zinc alloy 11,480 -17.39 28,312 -15.79
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 2,688 160.28 8,172 273.07
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 26,537 -27.83 27,288 -65.42
Primary Aluminum 12,288 176.39 34,364 566.00
Refined Lead 461 -8.07 493 -87.34
refined zinc 2,088 -61.11 2,888 -66.74
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 3,883 -31.79 9,275 -4.15
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 622 122.07 623 121.81
(Source: China Customs)
(Edited by SMM)