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Zinc Conc. Imports to China's Lianyungang Port Buck Trend to Surge 86.07% YoY in Q1 2014
Apr 17,2014 13:44CST
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Source:SMM
Zinc concentrate imports into China through the Port of Lianyungang surged 86.07% year-on-year in Q1 2014 despite sluggish performance of China’s non-ferrous metals market.

SHANGHAI, Apr. 17 (SMM) – Zinc concentrate imports into China through the Port of Lianyungang surged 86.07% year-on-year in Q1 2014 despite sluggish performance of China’s non-ferrous metals market.

Inbounded shipments of zinc concentrates arrived at Lianyungang port were 156,300 tonnes during the first quarter of 2014, and were valued at $110 million, up 86.07% and 86.44% year-on-year, respectively. Such strong imports happened since the beginning of 2014, according to the port data
 
The imports were mainly sourced from 15 foreign countries during this period, up by 4 from the same period of last year. 
 
The Port of Lianyungang, one of two major ports of zinc concentrate imports in China, imported 507,400 tonnes of zinc concentrate in 2013, accounting for over 20% of total national imports.   
 
Port of Lianyungang
China ore concentrate import ports

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