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China Aluminum Imports and Exports Apr 2012

SMM Insight 02:31:26PM May 22, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, May. 21 -- The General Administration of Customs on May. 22 released China's imports and exports of primary aluminum, alumina, aluminum semis and bauxite in Apr 2012 (unit: mt):
         
  Apr. YoY (%) Jan.– Apr. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Primary Aluminum 40,347     216.05    226,588     159.04
Origins        
Russia 18,737     269.48    88,449     78.68
Australia 9,925     84.33    48,275       70.00
Oman 3,850       - 32,976    1,438.01
India 3,310     366.98    13,784    1,844.76
South Africa 1,981     236.92    16,385     240.48
Qatar 1,000       - 3,009       -
The Kingdom of Bahrain 999       - 9,491       -
Malaysia 303       - 3,094       -
Taiwan (China) 107     -1.79    597     252.18
The United Arab Emirates 96     343.37    2,730    4,106.82
The US 27     590.77    31     10.45
Japan 12     538.81    22      31.70
China 0       - 50    2,493.45
North Korea - -100        1,862     18.71
Guinea - -100        50       -
Germany - -100        15     97.16
         
aluminum alloy 11,784     34.74    36,008      1.03
Origins        
The United Arab Emirates 2,711     216.11    7,819     47.77
South Korea 2,184     460.35    5,012     272.15
Taiwan (China) 2,091     -5.73    7,454     -14.81
China 2,030     19.62    5,990     -0.28
The US 864     81.35    2,714     42.58
Russia 593     -35.98    1,411     -63.63
Nigeria 301     199.17    654     56.39
Australia 228     -56.86    1,022     -60.06
Mongolia 187       - 247     395.38
Iran 138       - 235       -
South Africa 115     82.74    323     134.24
Germany 100     -12.41    100     -61.42
Japan 97     -69.5    796     -12.79
The Arab Republic of Egypt 55     -1.09    109     -1.78
Vietnam 53     46.53    83     -14.44
Malaysia 28     -91.21    511     -53.42
Kazakhstan 5       - 15     -38.58
Canada 2       - 6     -99.15
France 1     -8.95     3      11.80
Mexico - -100        188     -5.18
Venezuela - -100        229     23.97
The UK - -100        220     -55.29
Spain - -100        24      -92.00
scrap aluminum 207,522     -10.98    781,076     -1.46
Origins        
Hong Kong 68,668     236.39    288,529     426.41
The US 67,484     38.64    224,251     36.38
Australia 13,674     -51.42    48,639     -56.29
Spain 13,068     -67.03    45,514     -65.76
Germany 8,610     -57.46    29,463     -45.97
Belgium 4,989     30.48    14,180     45.84
Canada 4,183     27.67     18,916     21.01
Malaysia 4,107     -88.8    16,215     -87.90
France 4,089     -55.43    14,356     -43.43
Holland 4,012     -11.63    17,259     29.31
The UK 3,147     -15.68    15,877     39.48
Japan 2,966     43.18    11,913     57.99
Mexico 1,792     -17.83    7,652     -29.12
Colombia 667     -1.54    2,378     29.65
Norway 612     157.41    638     -20.99
Rumania 473    2,151.59    1,757    8,265.66
Ecuador  447     81.22    1,356     15.79
Sweden 419     434.44    1,270     86.97
South Korea 361     -23.8    2,151      2.54
Denmark  357     75.21    2,833     457.56
Bulgarian   341     -12.83    1,061     -2.22
The Philippines 305     -39.03    550     -58.07
Portugal 278     -91.5    2,317      -82.00
Georgia 228       - 601       -
Dominican Republic 223       - 797     175.59
New Zealand 188     77.67    836     29.52
Taiwan (China) 187     269.62    611      5.95
Kuwait 173     -67.08    740     -48.82
Macao 169     164.65    1,068    1,570.45
Greece 142     186.6    864       71.00
Latvia 127       - 127       -
Republic of Ghana 124       - 192       -
Finland 123       18    724     132.57
Singapore 115       - 115       -
Ireland 99       - 455       -
Costa Rica 96       - 198     912.30
The Republic of Angola 85       - 390       -
Chile 84     -62.01    434     -30.37
Benin 57       - 454     -14.26
Honduras 45       - 354     220.49
The Republic of El Salvador 44       - 197       -
Morocco 41     -36.68    58     -8.87
Paraguay 40     -65.21    40     -81.90
Barbados 28       - 28       -
The Republic of Nicaragua 18       - 18     -9.16
Bolivia 17     -19.05    17     -54.52
The Republic of Congo 9     -63.44    22     -68.51
The United Arab Emirates 6     -70.09    73     168.22
         
alumina 281,622     115.81     1,443,228    73.67
Origins        
Australia 217,026     69.25     1,256,718      52.90
Jamaica  32,481       - 63,976       -
India 30,566   37,964.76     60,712   15,814.15
Japan 701     -46.4    3,952     -11.59
France 358     -38.83    1,829     -31.07
South Korea 258    1,170.77     408      46.30
Germany 162     44.81    642      1.29
The US 58     -37.38    516     34.97
Taiwan (China) 7     99.72    15     -72.53
Italy 3     -66.71    6     -58.71
Vietnam 1       - 1       -
Hungary 0       - 1       -
Swiss 0     -66.67        1     -82.99
Brazil - -100        54,412   494,558.89
Denmark  - -100        1     -50.40
         
Bauxite  5,292,684     29.38      18,273,817    43.58
Origins        
Indonesia 4,619,370     40.12      15,185,544     53.03
Australia 623,296     -16.41      2,895,203     18.71
India 49,844       - 98,711     -68.86
North Korea 100       - 100       -
Guyana 73       - 165     105.74
South Korea 1       - 1       -
Japan - - 99     -51.37
Malaysia - -100        93,995     94.87
         
aluminum semis 42,220     -23.4      170,437     -13.90
Including        
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 5,988      5.31    25,594      9.32
Aluminum wire  659      4.95    2,236     -15.40
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 29,440     -29.1    119,500     -18.03
aluminum foil  4,606     -10.17    16,729     -5.47
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 1,284     -35.63    5,463     -28.69
Aluminum structure and components 332     -22.8    1,589     -4.93
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 154    769,930    319    1,236.05
         
Exports:        
Primary Aluminum 8,201     32.25    42,565     274.66
Destination        
South Korea 7,391     26.26     40,108     291.76
Vietnam 507       - 525       -
Japan 277     -14.87    1,100      9.69
Israel 24       - 24       -
North Korea 1     -87.24      17     10.71
Slovenia - -100        12     -1.97
         
aluminum alloy 45,904     -15.8    186,698     -10.11
Destination        
Japan 24,398 -17.54 103,702 -2.54
Hong Kong 12,703 0.20 42,846 -8.90
Vietnam 2,055 -14.25 7,059 -13.28
South Korea 1,713 -46.21 9,105 -43.60
Indonesia 1,015 -53.83 6,487 -26.35
Australia 897 46,117.63 3,502 981.14
The Philippines 740 1.85 2,644 -9.17
Thailand 574 5.35 2,576 -13.55
Taiwan (China) 407 -40.69 1,162 -44.40
India 371 - 564 23.09
Malaysia 331 -72.70 4,488 -11.09
Norway 176 - 651 -
Holland 176 -52.67 778 62.81
The US 101 -2.58 197 -27.61
Qatar 50 3.26 271 39.63
Pakistan 40 628.95 42 461.23
Turkey 31 210.00 49 -8.05
Slovenia 30 -39.66 103 3.74
The UK 25 24,992.00 25 24,992.00
Italy 23 -28.12 49 -72.15
Algeria 21 - 61 -
Singapore 20 -96.13 100 -97.36
The United Arab Emirates 3 -94.95 117

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China Aluminum Imports and Exports Apr 2012

SMM Insight 02:31:26PM May 22, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, May. 21 -- The General Administration of Customs on May. 22 released China's imports and exports of primary aluminum, alumina, aluminum semis and bauxite in Apr 2012 (unit: mt):
         
  Apr. YoY (%) Jan.– Apr. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Primary Aluminum 40,347     216.05    226,588     159.04
Origins        
Russia 18,737     269.48    88,449     78.68
Australia 9,925     84.33    48,275       70.00
Oman 3,850       - 32,976    1,438.01
India 3,310     366.98    13,784    1,844.76
South Africa 1,981     236.92    16,385     240.48
Qatar 1,000       - 3,009       -
The Kingdom of Bahrain 999       - 9,491       -
Malaysia 303       - 3,094       -
Taiwan (China) 107     -1.79    597     252.18
The United Arab Emirates 96     343.37    2,730    4,106.82
The US 27     590.77    31     10.45
Japan 12     538.81    22      31.70
China 0       - 50    2,493.45
North Korea - -100        1,862     18.71
Guinea - -100        50       -
Germany - -100        15     97.16
         
aluminum alloy 11,784     34.74    36,008      1.03
Origins        
The United Arab Emirates 2,711     216.11    7,819     47.77
South Korea 2,184     460.35    5,012     272.15
Taiwan (China) 2,091     -5.73    7,454     -14.81
China 2,030     19.62    5,990     -0.28
The US 864     81.35    2,714     42.58
Russia 593     -35.98    1,411     -63.63
Nigeria 301     199.17    654     56.39
Australia 228     -56.86    1,022     -60.06
Mongolia 187       - 247     395.38
Iran 138       - 235       -
South Africa 115     82.74    323     134.24
Germany 100     -12.41    100     -61.42
Japan 97     -69.5    796     -12.79
The Arab Republic of Egypt 55     -1.09    109     -1.78
Vietnam 53     46.53    83     -14.44
Malaysia 28     -91.21    511     -53.42
Kazakhstan 5       - 15     -38.58
Canada 2       - 6     -99.15
France 1     -8.95     3      11.80
Mexico - -100        188     -5.18
Venezuela - -100        229     23.97
The UK - -100        220     -55.29
Spain - -100        24      -92.00
scrap aluminum 207,522     -10.98    781,076     -1.46
Origins        
Hong Kong 68,668     236.39    288,529     426.41
The US 67,484     38.64    224,251     36.38
Australia 13,674     -51.42    48,639     -56.29
Spain 13,068     -67.03    45,514     -65.76
Germany 8,610     -57.46    29,463     -45.97
Belgium 4,989     30.48    14,180     45.84
Canada 4,183     27.67     18,916     21.01
Malaysia 4,107     -88.8    16,215     -87.90
France 4,089     -55.43    14,356     -43.43
Holland 4,012     -11.63    17,259     29.31
The UK 3,147     -15.68    15,877     39.48
Japan 2,966     43.18    11,913     57.99
Mexico 1,792     -17.83    7,652     -29.12
Colombia 667     -1.54    2,378     29.65
Norway 612     157.41    638     -20.99
Rumania 473    2,151.59    1,757    8,265.66
Ecuador  447     81.22    1,356     15.79
Sweden 419     434.44    1,270     86.97
South Korea 361     -23.8    2,151      2.54
Denmark  357     75.21    2,833     457.56
Bulgarian   341     -12.83    1,061     -2.22
The Philippines 305     -39.03    550     -58.07
Portugal 278     -91.5    2,317      -82.00
Georgia 228       - 601       -
Dominican Republic 223       - 797     175.59
New Zealand 188     77.67    836     29.52
Taiwan (China) 187     269.62    611      5.95
Kuwait 173     -67.08    740     -48.82
Macao 169     164.65    1,068    1,570.45
Greece 142     186.6    864       71.00
Latvia 127       - 127       -
Republic of Ghana 124       - 192       -
Finland 123       18    724     132.57
Singapore 115       - 115       -
Ireland 99       - 455       -
Costa Rica 96       - 198     912.30
The Republic of Angola 85       - 390       -
Chile 84     -62.01    434     -30.37
Benin 57       - 454     -14.26
Honduras 45       - 354     220.49
The Republic of El Salvador 44       - 197       -
Morocco 41     -36.68    58     -8.87
Paraguay 40     -65.21    40     -81.90
Barbados 28       - 28       -
The Republic of Nicaragua 18       - 18     -9.16
Bolivia 17     -19.05    17     -54.52
The Republic of Congo 9     -63.44    22     -68.51
The United Arab Emirates 6     -70.09    73     168.22
         
alumina 281,622     115.81     1,443,228    73.67
Origins        
Australia 217,026     69.25     1,256,718      52.90
Jamaica  32,481       - 63,976       -
India 30,566   37,964.76     60,712   15,814.15
Japan 701     -46.4    3,952     -11.59
France 358     -38.83    1,829     -31.07
South Korea 258    1,170.77     408      46.30
Germany 162     44.81    642      1.29
The US 58     -37.38    516     34.97
Taiwan (China) 7     99.72    15     -72.53
Italy 3     -66.71    6     -58.71
Vietnam 1       - 1       -
Hungary 0       - 1       -
Swiss 0     -66.67        1     -82.99
Brazil - -100        54,412   494,558.89
Denmark  - -100        1     -50.40
         
Bauxite  5,292,684     29.38      18,273,817    43.58
Origins        
Indonesia 4,619,370     40.12      15,185,544     53.03
Australia 623,296     -16.41      2,895,203     18.71
India 49,844       - 98,711     -68.86
North Korea 100       - 100       -
Guyana 73       - 165     105.74
South Korea 1       - 1       -
Japan - - 99     -51.37
Malaysia - -100        93,995     94.87
         
aluminum semis 42,220     -23.4      170,437     -13.90
Including        
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 5,988      5.31    25,594      9.32
Aluminum wire  659      4.95    2,236     -15.40
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 29,440     -29.1    119,500     -18.03
aluminum foil  4,606     -10.17    16,729     -5.47
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 1,284     -35.63    5,463     -28.69
Aluminum structure and components 332     -22.8    1,589     -4.93
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 154    769,930    319    1,236.05
         
Exports:        
Primary Aluminum 8,201     32.25    42,565     274.66
Destination        
South Korea 7,391     26.26     40,108     291.76
Vietnam 507       - 525       -
Japan 277     -14.87    1,100      9.69
Israel 24       - 24       -
North Korea 1     -87.24      17     10.71
Slovenia - -100        12     -1.97
         
aluminum alloy 45,904     -15.8    186,698     -10.11
Destination        
Japan 24,398 -17.54 103,702 -2.54
Hong Kong 12,703 0.20 42,846 -8.90
Vietnam 2,055 -14.25 7,059 -13.28
South Korea 1,713 -46.21 9,105 -43.60
Indonesia 1,015 -53.83 6,487 -26.35
Australia 897 46,117.63 3,502 981.14
The Philippines 740 1.85 2,644 -9.17
Thailand 574 5.35 2,576 -13.55
Taiwan (China) 407 -40.69 1,162 -44.40
India 371 - 564 23.09
Malaysia 331 -72.70 4,488 -11.09
Norway 176 - 651 -
Holland 176 -52.67 778 62.81
The US 101 -2.58 197 -27.61
Qatar 50 3.26 271 39.63
Pakistan 40 628.95 42 461.23
Turkey 31 210.00 49 -8.05
Slovenia 30 -39.66 103 3.74
The UK 25 24,992.00 25 24,992.00
Italy 23 -28.12 49 -72.15
Algeria 21 - 61 -
Singapore 20 -96.13 100 -97.36
The United Arab Emirates 3 -94.95 117