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China Aluminum Imports and Exports Data December 2012

SMM Insight 04:39:00PM Jan 21, 2013 Source:SMM

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

  Dec. YoY (%) Jan.– Dec. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Primary Aluminum 14,382 -71.77 518,484 130.39
Origins        
Australia 5,858 -43.28 101,419 39.23
North Korea 4,023 - 10,002 121.11
Kazakhstan 2,541 - 6,951 2,825.35
Oman 993 -87.75 64,683 164.96
South Africa 401 -81.77 25,079 144.50
The United Arab Emirates 191 - 4,963 2,479.24
Vietnam 144 - 306 -
Taiwan (China) 81 24.83 1,122 19.44
Iran 64 -97.71 18,840 475.58
Japan 31 1,955.55 86 20.03
Germany 29 160.98 139 392.40
China 22 - 7,520 14,857.86
South Korea 5 - 81 -
Russia - -100.00 168,766 75.50
The US        
         
aluminum alloy 9,026 3.69 121,328 12.26
Origins        
Taiwan (China) 2,534 9.20 28,116 -0.90
The United Arab Emirates 1,700 19.26 21,991 24.32
Russia 750 22.39 11,539 11.63
Vietnam 597 - 4,183 4,212.48
The US 590 194.09 7,370 19.99
China 471 -75.58 14,309 -23.12
Nigeria 431 474.20 4,109 168.37
Malaysia 410 130.73 5,148 109.66
Mongolia 352 163.43 1,619 75.40
Japan 297 122.02 2,739 18.20
South Korea 208 -21.84 6,430 137.68
Australia 202 -64.52 3,178 -54.42
The Arab Republic of Egypt 100 - 343 55.19
Thailand 81 - 531 -73.83
Cambodia 76 - 495 -
Turkey 55 - 261 -
South Africa 47 -32.99 713 -0.39
Holland 40 - 40 -88.45
Tunisia 27 - 181 -
The Republic of Tajikistan        
Germany 16 15,408.91 542 -31.83
Kazakhstan 16 8.05 68 -33.01
Belgium 2 - 2 158.67
         
scrap aluminum 217,262 -21.95 2,592,533 -3.47
Origins        
Hong Kong 68,137 -26.92 899,905 133.73
The US 45,799 -45.46 722,901 10.37
Malaysia 19,010 144.03 141,898 -54.84
Spain 14,465 20.25 139,156 -58.93
Australia 14,411 6.49 138,182 -54.42
Germany 12,049 -33.48 115,745 -36.28
France 10,171 12.98 73,179 -47.65
Macao 6,825 5,683.69 14,954 855.30
Holland 4,922 -44.97 58,488 13.76
The UK 4,609 -31.15 51,649 13.97
Japan 3,516 7.47 37,317 55.46
Canada 3,416 -51.49 57,205 3.86
Belgium 2,020 40.33 30,669 13.11
South Korea 1,344 75.85 9,368 36.53
Mexico 968 -72.62 19,431 -35.87
Denmark  811 1.72 10,532 203.97
Colombia 767 96.90 8,849 34.18
Italy 552 -15.71 6,620 68.98
Ecuador  469 148.44 3,931 -5.82
Taiwan (China) 465 138.02 3,417 161.90
Brazil 396 - 1,318 -
Bulgarian   257 -15.93 4,361 55.74
Morocco 257 - 2,930 1,681.15
Sweden 219 -71.83 2,004 -18.45
New Zealand 183 -63.01 2,615 -4.11
Dominican Republic 150 -64.92 2,754 -5.33
India 116 - 116 -
Peru 114 -68.65 2,495 -22.14
Rumania 110 -17.84 5,005 1,308.66
Chile 87 -66.80 1,742 0.26
Tunisia 68 - 150 -21.51
Mongolia 65 -10.79 1,091 -29.95
The Republic of El Salvador 63 186.99 536 2,333.26
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 62 221.00 366 -20.69
Latvia 56 - 414 -
Norway 53 -86.02 1,606 -23.65
The Oriental Republic of Uruguay 50 - 199 -
South Africa 40 -70.92 1,223 22.29
The Republic of Panama 39 - 375 105.87
Greece 38 -71.43 1,660 -13.63
Lebanon 26 -81.24 528 7.29
Turkey 24 - 207 -
The Republic of Nicaragua 22 -38.83 153 65.04
Aruba 20 - 77 278.28
Costa Rica 18 -55.13 588 105.32
         
alumina 386,992 81.29 5,018,977 165.13
Origins        
Australia 383,738 81.04 4,657,417 154.06
Japan 1,266 29.82 13,045 -13.62
France 779 345.39 7,171 -3.08
India 510 1,175.00 121,792 283.72
The US 312 120.98 51,633 3,650.74
Germany 287 158.09 2,187 1.27
Holland 35 - 71 -2.61
South Korea 23 -47.84 1,068 -17.24
Taiwan (China) 19 108.33 157 80.78
Hungary 8 - 212 -
Denmark  6 - 9 136.68
Italy 5 200.00 30 33.01
The Czech Republic 1 - 1 -
The UK 1 - 6 103.50
Poland 0 - 2 -
Swiss 0 -97.67 10 -46.48
         
Bauxite  3,539,444 -21.81 39,610,967 -11.28
Origins        
Indonesia 2,251,946 -38.45 27,909,538 -21.43
Australia 732,049 0.14 9,474,073 12.80
India 291,431 112.46 1,307,509 109.05
Brazil 158,283 - 213,847 -
Guyana 54,322 150,794.45 131,722 86,559.22
Guinea 51,413 - 51,413 -
         
aluminum semis 42,691 -3.20 531,133 -8.00
Including        
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 7,437 9.97 76,822 9.76
Aluminum wire  589 61.14 7,044 -22.20
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 29,033 -5.40 373,821 -10.60
aluminum foil  4,300 -4.86 55,491 -2.07
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 1,098 -28.70 15,602 -26.39
Aluminum structure and components 280 -36.52 4,380 -8.02
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 52 7,445.63 409 611.66
         
  12月 同比% 年初迄今 同比%
Exports:        
Primary Aluminum 6,613 24.01 125,571 53.38
Destination        
South Korea 6,416 27.81 121,346 59.65
Japan 161 -46.91 2,548 -45.56
India 20 - 20 -
Slovenia 12 - 36 46.67
The US 1 - 42 -65.52
North Korea 1 -84.63 59 -61.89
Germany - - 83 -
Taiwan (China) - - 67 230.20
Myanmar - - 60 -
The Kingdom of Bahrain - - 11 -
Vietnam - - 525 -
Hong Kong - - 724 39.26
Israel - - 24 -
Turkey - - 1 -
Thailand - - 25 -
         
aluminum alloy 34,726 -41.09 505,644 -26.10
Destination        
Japan 13,508 -57.56 251,406 -30.48
Hong Kong 11,827 -15.87 143,106 3.68
Vietnam 2,456 5.31 25,583 2.35
South Korea 2,342 -47.54 23,692 -61.71
Thailand 999 153.83 9,378 17.85
Indonesia 792 -61.51 12,272 -51.18
Taiwan (China) 752 197.57 5,463 -28.16
The Philippines 727 2.78 7,087 -11.45
Malaysia 395 -69.59 9,212 -57.93
Holland 288 2.53 2,156 -57.77
Australia 282 -48.21 8,299 -3.28
Qatar 101 - 826 31.26
The US 54 140.58 450 -27.06
Argentina 53 110.32 84 3.06
The United Arab Emirates 40 - 3,028 52.77
Pakistan 34 - 76 890.52
Bangladesh 20 - 36 -
Italy 19 -36.16 162 -61.69
India 18 -95.47 2,342 129.59
Turkey 17 -38.68 196 45.35
Iran 3 - 100 -
Colombia 1 - 1 -49.80
         
scrap aluminum 207 -1.59 1,693 40.26
Destination        
South Korea 207 5.57 1,668 39.89
Germany - - 15 -
Taiwan (China) - - 10 -
Japan - - 1 -
         
alumina 6,542 31.41 43,293 -43.24
Destination        
South Korea 3,114 0.60 7,276 -46.25
North Korea 2,000 33,233.33 18,693 53.97
Vietnam 356 -3.34 3,006 12.31
Japan 268 92.66 2,454 -63.70
The US 243 -25.98 2,871 53.04
Mongolia 120 - 1,277 -31.52
India 69 3.48 435 -15.75
Indonesia 69 -64.99 545 -52.38
Mexico 56 -26.00 93 -59.79
Turkey 45 - 141 212.96
Italy 40 -58.33 659 -13.70
Taiwan (China) 28 -85.87 946 -3.37
The Arab Republic of Egypt 24 - 743 79.02
Malaysia 24 4.63 191 -5.95
The UK 20 -69.70 153 -43.73
Bangladesh 16 -82.22 142 -52.15
The United Arab Emirates 15 - 880 633.68
Germany 11 2,106.00 104 -45.65
South Africa 10 -22.69 131 -8.85
Singapore 5 1,716.67 49 -25.96
Hong Kong 3 1,983.33 7 131.91
Australia 2 - 12 -39.39
Thailand 2 3,560.00 1,337 150.08
Pakistan 1 -96.23 309 -19.74
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka 1 - 2 -
Holland 1 - 14 -85.88
Canada 1 - 106 947.69
Portugal 0 - 14 -35.34
Iran 0 -96.36 553 -5.51
         
aluminum semis 230,000 10.20 2,830,000 -5.60
Including        
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 68,147 -7.75 852,284 2.57
Aluminum wire  1,585 22.29 23,837 5.93
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 99,106 28.86 1,194,325 -15.61
aluminum foil  55,933 10.33 652,758 4.87
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 8,274 -6.00 100,081 0.44
Aluminum structure and components 47,419 6.92 4,448 6.84
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 11,731 -5.50 121,921 5.39
Note:“-”meansdataisunavailable.        
(Source:ChinaCustoms)        
(EditedbySMM)        

China Aluminum Imports and Exports Data December 2012

SMM Insight 04:39:00PM Jan 21, 2013 Source:SMM

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

  Dec. YoY (%) Jan.– Dec. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Primary Aluminum 14,382 -71.77 518,484 130.39
Origins        
Australia 5,858 -43.28 101,419 39.23
North Korea 4,023 - 10,002 121.11
Kazakhstan 2,541 - 6,951 2,825.35
Oman 993 -87.75 64,683 164.96
South Africa 401 -81.77 25,079 144.50
The United Arab Emirates 191 - 4,963 2,479.24
Vietnam 144 - 306 -
Taiwan (China) 81 24.83 1,122 19.44
Iran 64 -97.71 18,840 475.58
Japan 31 1,955.55 86 20.03
Germany 29 160.98 139 392.40
China 22 - 7,520 14,857.86
South Korea 5 - 81 -
Russia - -100.00 168,766 75.50
The US        
         
aluminum alloy 9,026 3.69 121,328 12.26
Origins        
Taiwan (China) 2,534 9.20 28,116 -0.90
The United Arab Emirates 1,700 19.26 21,991 24.32
Russia 750 22.39 11,539 11.63
Vietnam 597 - 4,183 4,212.48
The US 590 194.09 7,370 19.99
China 471 -75.58 14,309 -23.12
Nigeria 431 474.20 4,109 168.37
Malaysia 410 130.73 5,148 109.66
Mongolia 352 163.43 1,619 75.40
Japan 297 122.02 2,739 18.20
South Korea 208 -21.84 6,430 137.68
Australia 202 -64.52 3,178 -54.42
The Arab Republic of Egypt 100 - 343 55.19
Thailand 81 - 531 -73.83
Cambodia 76 - 495 -
Turkey 55 - 261 -
South Africa 47 -32.99 713 -0.39
Holland 40 - 40 -88.45
Tunisia 27 - 181 -
The Republic of Tajikistan        
Germany 16 15,408.91 542 -31.83
Kazakhstan 16 8.05 68 -33.01
Belgium 2 - 2 158.67
         
scrap aluminum 217,262 -21.95 2,592,533 -3.47
Origins        
Hong Kong 68,137 -26.92 899,905 133.73
The US 45,799 -45.46 722,901 10.37
Malaysia 19,010 144.03 141,898 -54.84
Spain 14,465 20.25 139,156 -58.93
Australia 14,411 6.49 138,182 -54.42
Germany 12,049 -33.48 115,745 -36.28
France 10,171 12.98 73,179 -47.65
Macao 6,825 5,683.69 14,954 855.30
Holland 4,922 -44.97 58,488 13.76
The UK 4,609 -31.15 51,649 13.97
Japan 3,516 7.47 37,317 55.46
Canada 3,416 -51.49 57,205 3.86
Belgium 2,020 40.33 30,669 13.11
South Korea 1,344 75.85 9,368 36.53
Mexico 968 -72.62 19,431 -35.87
Denmark  811 1.72 10,532 203.97
Colombia 767 96.90 8,849 34.18
Italy 552 -15.71 6,620 68.98
Ecuador  469 148.44 3,931 -5.82
Taiwan (China) 465 138.02 3,417 161.90
Brazil 396 - 1,318 -
Bulgarian   257 -15.93 4,361 55.74
Morocco 257 - 2,930 1,681.15
Sweden 219 -71.83 2,004 -18.45
New Zealand 183 -63.01 2,615 -4.11
Dominican Republic 150 -64.92 2,754 -5.33
India 116 - 116 -
Peru 114 -68.65 2,495 -22.14
Rumania 110 -17.84 5,005 1,308.66
Chile 87 -66.80 1,742 0.26
Tunisia 68 - 150 -21.51
Mongolia 65 -10.79 1,091 -29.95
The Republic of El Salvador 63 186.99 536 2,333.26
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 62 221.00 366 -20.69
Latvia 56 - 414 -
Norway 53 -86.02 1,606 -23.65
The Oriental Republic of Uruguay 50 - 199 -
South Africa 40 -70.92 1,223 22.29
The Republic of Panama 39 - 375 105.87
Greece 38 -71.43 1,660 -13.63
Lebanon 26 -81.24 528 7.29
Turkey 24 - 207 -
The Republic of Nicaragua 22 -38.83 153 65.04
Aruba 20 - 77 278.28
Costa Rica 18 -55.13 588 105.32
         
alumina 386,992 81.29 5,018,977 165.13
Origins        
Australia 383,738 81.04 4,657,417 154.06
Japan 1,266 29.82 13,045 -13.62
France 779 345.39 7,171 -3.08
India 510 1,175.00 121,792 283.72
The US 312 120.98 51,633 3,650.74
Germany 287 158.09 2,187 1.27
Holland 35 - 71 -2.61
South Korea 23 -47.84 1,068 -17.24
Taiwan (China) 19 108.33 157 80.78
Hungary 8 - 212 -
Denmark  6 - 9 136.68
Italy 5 200.00 30 33.01
The Czech Republic 1 - 1 -
The UK 1 - 6 103.50
Poland 0 - 2 -
Swiss 0 -97.67 10 -46.48
         
Bauxite  3,539,444 -21.81 39,610,967 -11.28
Origins        
Indonesia 2,251,946 -38.45 27,909,538 -21.43
Australia 732,049 0.14 9,474,073 12.80
India 291,431 112.46 1,307,509 109.05
Brazil 158,283 - 213,847 -
Guyana 54,322 150,794.45 131,722 86,559.22
Guinea 51,413 - 51,413 -
         
aluminum semis 42,691 -3.20 531,133 -8.00
Including        
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 7,437 9.97 76,822 9.76
Aluminum wire  589 61.14 7,044 -22.20
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 29,033 -5.40 373,821 -10.60
aluminum foil  4,300 -4.86 55,491 -2.07
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 1,098 -28.70 15,602 -26.39
Aluminum structure and components 280 -36.52 4,380 -8.02
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 52 7,445.63 409 611.66
         
  12月 同比% 年初迄今 同比%
Exports:        
Primary Aluminum 6,613 24.01 125,571 53.38
Destination        
South Korea 6,416 27.81 121,346 59.65
Japan 161 -46.91 2,548 -45.56
India 20 - 20 -
Slovenia 12 - 36 46.67
The US 1 - 42 -65.52
North Korea 1 -84.63 59 -61.89
Germany - - 83 -
Taiwan (China) - - 67 230.20
Myanmar - - 60 -
The Kingdom of Bahrain - - 11 -
Vietnam - - 525 -
Hong Kong - - 724 39.26
Israel - - 24 -
Turkey - - 1 -
Thailand - - 25 -
         
aluminum alloy 34,726 -41.09 505,644 -26.10
Destination        
Japan 13,508 -57.56 251,406 -30.48
Hong Kong 11,827 -15.87 143,106 3.68
Vietnam 2,456 5.31 25,583 2.35
South Korea 2,342 -47.54 23,692 -61.71
Thailand 999 153.83 9,378 17.85
Indonesia 792 -61.51 12,272 -51.18
Taiwan (China) 752 197.57 5,463 -28.16
The Philippines 727 2.78 7,087 -11.45
Malaysia 395 -69.59 9,212 -57.93
Holland 288 2.53 2,156 -57.77
Australia 282 -48.21 8,299 -3.28
Qatar 101 - 826 31.26
The US 54 140.58 450 -27.06
Argentina 53 110.32 84 3.06
The United Arab Emirates 40 - 3,028 52.77
Pakistan 34 - 76 890.52
Bangladesh 20 - 36 -
Italy 19 -36.16 162 -61.69
India 18 -95.47 2,342 129.59
Turkey 17 -38.68 196 45.35
Iran 3 - 100 -
Colombia 1 - 1 -49.80
         
scrap aluminum 207 -1.59 1,693 40.26
Destination        
South Korea 207 5.57 1,668 39.89
Germany - - 15 -
Taiwan (China) - - 10 -
Japan - - 1 -
         
alumina 6,542 31.41 43,293 -43.24
Destination        
South Korea 3,114 0.60 7,276 -46.25
North Korea 2,000 33,233.33 18,693 53.97
Vietnam 356 -3.34 3,006 12.31
Japan 268 92.66 2,454 -63.70
The US 243 -25.98 2,871 53.04
Mongolia 120 - 1,277 -31.52
India 69 3.48 435 -15.75
Indonesia 69 -64.99 545 -52.38
Mexico 56 -26.00 93 -59.79
Turkey 45 - 141 212.96
Italy 40 -58.33 659 -13.70
Taiwan (China) 28 -85.87 946 -3.37
The Arab Republic of Egypt 24 - 743 79.02
Malaysia 24 4.63 191 -5.95
The UK 20 -69.70 153 -43.73
Bangladesh 16 -82.22 142 -52.15
The United Arab Emirates 15 - 880 633.68
Germany 11 2,106.00 104 -45.65
South Africa 10 -22.69 131 -8.85
Singapore 5 1,716.67 49 -25.96
Hong Kong 3 1,983.33 7 131.91
Australia 2 - 12 -39.39
Thailand 2 3,560.00 1,337 150.08
Pakistan 1 -96.23 309 -19.74
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka 1 - 2 -
Holland 1 - 14 -85.88
Canada 1 - 106 947.69
Portugal 0 - 14 -35.34
Iran 0 -96.36 553 -5.51
         
aluminum semis 230,000 10.20 2,830,000 -5.60
Including        
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 68,147 -7.75 852,284 2.57
Aluminum wire  1,585 22.29 23,837 5.93
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 99,106 28.86 1,194,325 -15.61
aluminum foil  55,933 10.33 652,758 4.87
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 8,274 -6.00 100,081 0.44
Aluminum structure and components 47,419 6.92 4,448 6.84
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 11,731 -5.50 121,921 5.39
Note:“-”meansdataisunavailable.        
(Source:ChinaCustoms)        
(EditedbySMM)