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China Aluminum Imports and Exports Data May 2012

SMM Insight 03:39:31PM Jun 25, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jun. 25 -- The General Administration of Customs on Jun. 21 released China's imports and exports of primary aluminum, alumina, aluminum semis and bauxite in May 2012 (unit: mt):

 

  May. YoY (%) Jan.– May. YoY (%)
imported        
Primary Aluminum 34,450  89.96 261,038 147.18
Origins        
The US 8,961      -   8,993  31,489.68
Oman 5,888   2,872.32   38,863   1,559.32
The Republic of Mozambique 4,994      -   4,994      -
Russia 3,435   -73.55   91,885    47.04
Iran 3,116      -   8,707      -
The Republic of Iceland 2,675      -   2,675      -
Australia 1,686    -51.85   49,961    56.62
Qatar 995      -   4,004      -
India 920    -15.81   14,704    716.40
North Korea 721      -   2,583    64.66
South Africa 401    33.75   16,786    228.35
Malaysia 294      -   3,388      -
China 200      -   250  12,796.96
Taiwan (China) 147    626.41   744    292.11
aluminum alloy  10,627   43.16 46,635 8.29
Origins 0 0.00 0 0.00
         
The United Arab Emirates 2,132    160.29   9,951    62.85
China        
Nigeria 770    407.48   1,424    149.79
Country (Region) Unknown 694    -   694      -
The US 602    -37.42     3,316    15.73
Venezuela 341      -   570    208.48
Australia 253    -63.48   1,275    -60.79
Malaysia 226     14.8   737    -43.05
Russia 201    60.36    1,612    -59.76
Iran 193      -   428      -
Mongolia 149      -   396    692.98
South Korea 120    -53.39   5,132    219.91
Japan 116    -56.31   912    -22.60
scrap aluminum 239,077   6.31 1,020,153 0.26
Origins 0 0.00 0 0.00
Hong Kong 87,679    326.1   376,208    399.03
The US 76,283    38.89   300,534    37.01
Spain 15,082    -57.28    60,595    -63.98
Australia 10,675    -49.77   59,314    -55.25
Germany 8,637    -56.95   38,100    -48.92
Canada 6,001    66.21   24,916    29.49
Holland 5,406    21.87   22,664    27.46
The UK 5,165    17.59   21,043    33.38
France 4,805    -42.98   19,161    -43.32
Malaysia 4,753    -86.13   20,967    -87.54
Japan 3,193    249.93   15,107    78.71
Belgium        
Mexico 1,476    -26.28    9,128   -28.68
Italy 1,022    249.5   2,246    70.79
Colombia 768    -7.43   3,146     18.10
South Korea 728    51.44   2,878    11.66
Rumania 538      -   2,295  10,826.49
Denmark  394    160.89   3,227    389.53
Portugal 329    -87.44    2,646    -82.92
Ecuador  324    -44.58   1,680    -4.32
Greece 275      -   1,139    125.47
Benin 273      -   727     37.30
Macao 233      -   1,302   1,935.22
Peru 225    -29.95   965    -45.39
New Zealand 221    14.22   1,057    25.90
Taiwan (China) 214    25.88   825    10.47
Paraguay 208    899.57   248     1.75
Sweden 201    23.17   1,471    74.62
alumina 715,837 531.78 2,158,965  128.63
Origins 0 0.00 0 0.00
Australia 580,877 420.77    357.36    96.85
India 60,566  100,843.6    121,279  27,369.68
Brazil 43,852 1,461,633.33      98,264  701,789.13
The US 27,308    31,365    27,825   5,829.33
Japan 1,526    108.38   5,478     5.30
France 893    58.58   2,722    -15.37
Germany 391    53.02   933     4.92
Canada 238      -      238    58.67
Hungary 101      -   102      -
Kuwait 6,274,210   41.22  24,447,269 42.38
Origins 0 0.00 0 0.00
Indonesia 5,563,925  62.58   20,649,624 54.73
Australia 710,284  -27.21  3,605,487   5.58
Spain 2 -
aluminum semis 46,006 -6.7  216,485 -12.40
Including 0 0.00 0 0.00
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 6,466   18.11   32,059    10.98
Aluminum wire  600   -9.14   2,877    -12.92
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 31,610   -12.12    151,110    -16.86
aluminum foil  5,615   11.65   22,345    -1.68
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 1,520   -20.38   6,982    -27.04
Aluminum structure and components 867   85.34   2,456     14.80
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 0    -97.1       320    976.95
Exports: 0 0.00 0 0.00
Primary Aluminum 9,280 -37.56 51,845 97.70
Destination 0 0.00 0 0.00
South Korea 9,217    -36.9   49,325    98.53
Japan 41    -84.09   1,141    -9.34
The Kingdom of Bahrain 11      -   11      -
North Korea 11   3,650.67   28    79.95
         
aluminum alloy 51,937 -6.5 238,635 -9.35
Destination        
Japan 26,672     12.2   130,374     0.15
Hong Kong 14,337    37.76   57,184    -0.44
South Korea 2,177    -75.56   11,282    -54.97
Indonesia 1,946 6.79   2,296.58      -20.67
Vietnam 1,945    14.38   9,004     -8.50
Australia 1,111    91.39   4,613    409.96
Thailand 1,044    29.92   3,620    -4.32
Malaysia 807    -68.52   5,294    -30.43
The Philippines 716    19.33    3,360     -4.30
Taiwan (China) 342    -67.86   1,503    -52.31
scrap aluminum 125    109.06   731    98.39
Destination 0 0.00 0 0.00
South Korea 124    108.41   730     98.20
alumina 6,718 -61.8  15,738 -46.03
Destination 0 0.00 0 0.00
         
Thailand 692   3,195.24    830    260.73
Japan        
Mongolia 240    25.35      360    -40.93
The US 226    128.7   1,337    238.03
Vietnam 223    -6.26    833    -19.02
The Arab Republic of Egypt 200      -      402      -
South Korea 178    -85.36   685    -81.93
Italy 122    -2.86    292    -8.08
Indonesia 118    267.58    251    -52.04
aluminum semis 260,000 -23.00 1,140,000 -6.50
         
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 78,705  -13.28  369,374    25.43
Aluminum wire         
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 103,980    -41.49  454,034    -27.73
aluminum foil  63,724    13.86  265,626     7.64
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 9,520     8.26  39,719     3.05
Aluminum structure and components 47,686  17.43  198,514     9.33
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 14,703    -12.42  56,009    32.68
Note:“-”meansdataisunavailable.        
(Source:ChinaCustoms)        
(EditedbySMM)        

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China Aluminum Imports and Exports Data May 2012

SMM Insight 03:39:31PM Jun 25, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jun. 25 -- The General Administration of Customs on Jun. 21 released China's imports and exports of primary aluminum, alumina, aluminum semis and bauxite in May 2012 (unit: mt):

 

  May. YoY (%) Jan.– May. YoY (%)
imported        
Primary Aluminum 34,450  89.96 261,038 147.18
Origins        
The US 8,961      -   8,993  31,489.68
Oman 5,888   2,872.32   38,863   1,559.32
The Republic of Mozambique 4,994      -   4,994      -
Russia 3,435   -73.55   91,885    47.04
Iran 3,116      -   8,707      -
The Republic of Iceland 2,675      -   2,675      -
Australia 1,686    -51.85   49,961    56.62
Qatar 995      -   4,004      -
India 920    -15.81   14,704    716.40
North Korea 721      -   2,583    64.66
South Africa 401    33.75   16,786    228.35
Malaysia 294      -   3,388      -
China 200      -   250  12,796.96
Taiwan (China) 147    626.41   744    292.11
aluminum alloy  10,627   43.16 46,635 8.29
Origins 0 0.00 0 0.00
         
The United Arab Emirates 2,132    160.29   9,951    62.85
China        
Nigeria 770    407.48   1,424    149.79
Country (Region) Unknown 694    -   694      -
The US 602    -37.42     3,316    15.73
Venezuela 341      -   570    208.48
Australia 253    -63.48   1,275    -60.79
Malaysia 226     14.8   737    -43.05
Russia 201    60.36    1,612    -59.76
Iran 193      -   428      -
Mongolia 149      -   396    692.98
South Korea 120    -53.39   5,132    219.91
Japan 116    -56.31   912    -22.60
scrap aluminum 239,077   6.31 1,020,153 0.26
Origins 0 0.00 0 0.00
Hong Kong 87,679    326.1   376,208    399.03
The US 76,283    38.89   300,534    37.01
Spain 15,082    -57.28    60,595    -63.98
Australia 10,675    -49.77   59,314    -55.25
Germany 8,637    -56.95   38,100    -48.92
Canada 6,001    66.21   24,916    29.49
Holland 5,406    21.87   22,664    27.46
The UK 5,165    17.59   21,043    33.38
France 4,805    -42.98   19,161    -43.32
Malaysia 4,753    -86.13   20,967    -87.54
Japan 3,193    249.93   15,107    78.71
Belgium        
Mexico 1,476    -26.28    9,128   -28.68
Italy 1,022    249.5   2,246    70.79
Colombia 768    -7.43   3,146     18.10
South Korea 728    51.44   2,878    11.66
Rumania 538      -   2,295  10,826.49
Denmark  394    160.89   3,227    389.53
Portugal 329    -87.44    2,646    -82.92
Ecuador  324    -44.58   1,680    -4.32
Greece 275      -   1,139    125.47
Benin 273      -   727     37.30
Macao 233      -   1,302   1,935.22
Peru 225    -29.95   965    -45.39
New Zealand 221    14.22   1,057    25.90
Taiwan (China) 214    25.88   825    10.47
Paraguay 208    899.57   248     1.75
Sweden 201    23.17   1,471    74.62
alumina 715,837 531.78 2,158,965  128.63
Origins 0 0.00 0 0.00
Australia 580,877 420.77    357.36    96.85
India 60,566  100,843.6    121,279  27,369.68
Brazil 43,852 1,461,633.33      98,264  701,789.13
The US 27,308    31,365    27,825   5,829.33
Japan 1,526    108.38   5,478     5.30
France 893    58.58   2,722    -15.37
Germany 391    53.02   933     4.92
Canada 238      -      238    58.67
Hungary 101      -   102      -
Kuwait 6,274,210   41.22  24,447,269 42.38
Origins 0 0.00 0 0.00
Indonesia 5,563,925  62.58   20,649,624 54.73
Australia 710,284  -27.21  3,605,487   5.58
Spain 2 -
aluminum semis 46,006 -6.7  216,485 -12.40
Including 0 0.00 0 0.00
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 6,466   18.11   32,059    10.98
Aluminum wire  600   -9.14   2,877    -12.92
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 31,610   -12.12    151,110    -16.86
aluminum foil  5,615   11.65   22,345    -1.68
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 1,520   -20.38   6,982    -27.04
Aluminum structure and components 867   85.34   2,456     14.80
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 0    -97.1       320    976.95
Exports: 0 0.00 0 0.00
Primary Aluminum 9,280 -37.56 51,845 97.70
Destination 0 0.00 0 0.00
South Korea 9,217    -36.9   49,325    98.53
Japan 41    -84.09   1,141    -9.34
The Kingdom of Bahrain 11      -   11      -
North Korea 11   3,650.67   28    79.95
         
aluminum alloy 51,937 -6.5 238,635 -9.35
Destination        
Japan 26,672     12.2   130,374     0.15
Hong Kong 14,337    37.76   57,184    -0.44
South Korea 2,177    -75.56   11,282    -54.97
Indonesia 1,946 6.79   2,296.58      -20.67
Vietnam 1,945    14.38   9,004     -8.50
Australia 1,111    91.39   4,613    409.96
Thailand 1,044    29.92   3,620    -4.32
Malaysia 807    -68.52   5,294    -30.43
The Philippines 716    19.33    3,360     -4.30
Taiwan (China) 342    -67.86   1,503    -52.31
scrap aluminum 125    109.06   731    98.39
Destination 0 0.00 0 0.00
South Korea 124    108.41   730     98.20
alumina 6,718 -61.8  15,738 -46.03
Destination 0 0.00 0 0.00
         
Thailand 692   3,195.24    830    260.73
Japan        
Mongolia 240    25.35      360    -40.93
The US 226    128.7   1,337    238.03
Vietnam 223    -6.26    833    -19.02
The Arab Republic of Egypt 200      -      402      -
South Korea 178    -85.36   685    -81.93
Italy 122    -2.86    292    -8.08
Indonesia 118    267.58    251    -52.04
aluminum semis 260,000 -23.00 1,140,000 -6.50
         
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 78,705  -13.28  369,374    25.43
Aluminum wire         
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 103,980    -41.49  454,034    -27.73
aluminum foil  63,724    13.86  265,626     7.64
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 9,520     8.26  39,719     3.05
Aluminum structure and components 47,686  17.43  198,514     9.33
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 14,703    -12.42  56,009    32.68
Note:“-”meansdataisunavailable.        
(Source:ChinaCustoms)        
(EditedbySMM)