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China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in December 2012

SMM Insight 03:52:15PM Jan 21, 2013 Source:SMM

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

  Dec. YoY (%) Jan.– Dec. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 238,828 -41.31 3,402,150 19.99
Primary Aluminum 14,382 -71.77 518,484 130.39
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 16,369 -13.98 159,304 -26.76
Refined Lead 365 -23.56 6,830 3.31
refined zinc 66,932 23.68 513,624 47.58
zinc alloy 11,576 -6.05 133,263 -11.46
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 2,027 -41.68 31,334 32.23
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 25,486 7,697.65 274,014 75.32
Primary Aluminum 6,613 24.01 125,571 53.38
Refined Lead 445 - 2,204 -64.03
refined zinc 460 53.98 6,465 -86.06
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 4,525 353.85 35,334 0.37
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 373 65.72 1,738 41.62
(Source: China Customs)

China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in December 2012

SMM Insight 03:52:15PM Jan 21, 2013 Source:SMM

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

  Dec. YoY (%) Jan.– Dec. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 238,828 -41.31 3,402,150 19.99
Primary Aluminum 14,382 -71.77 518,484 130.39
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 16,369 -13.98 159,304 -26.76
Refined Lead 365 -23.56 6,830 3.31
refined zinc 66,932 23.68 513,624 47.58
zinc alloy 11,576 -6.05 133,263 -11.46
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 2,027 -41.68 31,334 32.23
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 25,486 7,697.65 274,014 75.32
Primary Aluminum 6,613 24.01 125,571 53.38
Refined Lead 445 - 2,204 -64.03
refined zinc 460 53.98 6,465 -86.06
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 4,525 353.85 35,334 0.37
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 373 65.72 1,738 41.62
(Source: China Customs)