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China Refined Lead Imports Up 3.31% in 2012

Data Analysis 11:13:27AM Jan 28, 2013 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 28 (SMM) – According to China Customs, refined lead imports during December were up by 73.81% over November levels, at 365 mt, while total imports for the year were 6,830 mt, up by 3.31% from 2011.

Over 80% of December’s refined lead imports were from Australia, with the remainder primarily from Japan. Although China only imported 7 mt of refined lead from South Korea during December, the country actually supplied 76% of China’s total lead imports for 2012, followed by 9.5% from Singapore and 7.3% from Australia.

 

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China Refined Lead Imports Up 3.31% in 2012

Data Analysis 11:13:27AM Jan 28, 2013 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 28 (SMM) – According to China Customs, refined lead imports during December were up by 73.81% over November levels, at 365 mt, while total imports for the year were 6,830 mt, up by 3.31% from 2011.

Over 80% of December’s refined lead imports were from Australia, with the remainder primarily from Japan. Although China only imported 7 mt of refined lead from South Korea during December, the country actually supplied 76% of China’s total lead imports for 2012, followed by 9.5% from Singapore and 7.3% from Australia.

 

Key Words:  China lead imports