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China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in April 2012

SMM Insight 03:27:05PM May 21, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, May. 21 -- On May. 21, China Customs released imports and exports of refined copper, primary aluminum, and other base metals in April 2012 (unit: mt):

  Apr. YoY (%) Jan.– Apr. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 272,903 70.31 1,329,881 75.86
Primary Aluminum 40,347 216.05 226,588 159.04
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 9,033 -49.00 48,720 -26.94
Refined Lead 739 -18.16 1,902 -21.46
refined zinc 29,106 -1.92 160,093 37.00
zinc alloy 11,801 -5.32 40,113 -12.96
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 1,795 99.49 9,966 222.51
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 27,420 -38.51 54,708 -55.71
Primary Aluminum 8,201 32.25 42,565 274.66
Refined Lead 25 -91.66 518 -87.65
refined zinc 1,904 -89.66 4,792 -82.31
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 3,383 -15.19 12,658 -7.37
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 197 -48.11 820 24.12
(Source: China Customs)
(Edited by SMM)

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Aluminum Ingot
Oct.22
13930.0
-30.0
(-0.21%)
Aluminum Ingot - Fo Shan
Oct.22
13860.0
-60.0
(-0.43%)
Aluminum Ingot - Wu Xi
Oct.22
13930.0
-40.0
(-0.29%)
Aluminum Ingot - Hang Zhou
Oct.22
13940.0
-55.0
(-0.39%)
Aluminum Ingot - Chong Qing
Oct.22
13910.0
-40.0
(-0.29%)

China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in April 2012

SMM Insight 03:27:05PM May 21, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, May. 21 -- On May. 21, China Customs released imports and exports of refined copper, primary aluminum, and other base metals in April 2012 (unit: mt):

  Apr. YoY (%) Jan.– Apr. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 272,903 70.31 1,329,881 75.86
Primary Aluminum 40,347 216.05 226,588 159.04
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 9,033 -49.00 48,720 -26.94
Refined Lead 739 -18.16 1,902 -21.46
refined zinc 29,106 -1.92 160,093 37.00
zinc alloy 11,801 -5.32 40,113 -12.96
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 1,795 99.49 9,966 222.51
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 27,420 -38.51 54,708 -55.71
Primary Aluminum 8,201 32.25 42,565 274.66
Refined Lead 25 -91.66 518 -87.65
refined zinc 1,904 -89.66 4,792 -82.31
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 3,383 -15.19 12,658 -7.37
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 197 -48.11 820 24.12
(Source: China Customs)
(Edited by SMM)