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China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in March 2013

SMM Insight 03:23:09PM Apr 22, 2013 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Mar. 22 -- On Mar. 22, China Customs released imports and exports of refined copper, primary aluminum, and other base metals in March 2013 (unit: mt):

  Mar. YoY (%) Jan.– Mar. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 218,823 -36.70 676,943 -35.95
Primary Aluminum 19,032 -70.09 45,220 -75.72
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 13,877 -5.90 48,824 23.02
Refined Lead 4 -99.24 276 -76.29
refined zinc 73,472 62.30 143,733 9.73
zinc alloy 10,491 -8.61 24,936 -11.93
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 1,713 -36.09 5,413 -33.62
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 60,642 128.52 125,423 359.63
Primary Aluminum 8,422 -31.46 25,737 -25.11
Refined Lead 2,146 365.77 3,342 578.12
refined zinc 327 -84.32 1,157 -59.94
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 3,162 -18.56 7,403 -20.18
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 672 7.98 752 20.77
(Source: China Customs)

China Imports and Exports of Base Metals in March 2013

SMM Insight 03:23:09PM Apr 22, 2013 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Mar. 22 -- On Mar. 22, China Customs released imports and exports of refined copper, primary aluminum, and other base metals in March 2013 (unit: mt):

  Mar. YoY (%) Jan.– Mar. YoY (%)
Imports:        
Refined Copper 218,823 -36.70 676,943 -35.95
Primary Aluminum 19,032 -70.09 45,220 -75.72
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 13,877 -5.90 48,824 23.02
Refined Lead 4 -99.24 276 -76.29
refined zinc 73,472 62.30 143,733 9.73
zinc alloy 10,491 -8.61 24,936 -11.93
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 1,713 -36.09 5,413 -33.62
         
Exports:        
Refined Copper 60,642 128.52 125,423 359.63
Primary Aluminum 8,422 -31.46 25,737 -25.11
Refined Lead 2,146 365.77 3,342 578.12
refined zinc 327 -84.32 1,157 -59.94
Unwrought Nickel (Refined Nickel+Nickel Alloy) 3,162 -18.56 7,403 -20.18
Refined Tin + Tin Alloy 672 7.98 752 20.77
(Source: China Customs)