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China Aluminum Imports and Exports Data May 2014
Jun 23,2014 15:48CST
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The General Administration of Customs on Jun. 23 released China's imports and exports of primary aluminum, alumina, aluminum semis and bauxite in May 2014

SHANGHAI,Jun. 23 (SMM) - The General Administration of Customs on Jun. 23 released China's imports and exports of primary aluminum, alumina, aluminum semis and bauxite in May 2014 (unit: mt):
 

  May. YoY (%) Jan.– May. YoY (%)
Imports:
Primary Aluminum 24,049 10.23 212,484 162.11
Origins
Russia 7,352 -44.39 51,025 53.08
Australia 7,039 189.10 62,617 215.81
Saudi Arabia 4,494 - 12,491 -
Iran 2,000 233.74 8,281 47.91
China 1,884 8,462.67 1,994 1,038.94
Oman 956 -50.67 20,908 138.28
The United Arab Emirates 104 9.20 2,307 25.81
North Korea 94 -87.22 1,710 -40.72
Nigeria 54 - 250 -10.51
Hong Kong 46 - 157 -
Taiwan (China) 20 -55.81 56 -72.23
Germany 4 -77.65 129 23.63
Japan 2 -9.16 36 179.51
The US 0 -87.00 1 -61.92
The Kingdom of Bahrain - - 1,000 -
South Africa - -100.00 13,261 931.79
Argentina - - 484 -
South Korea - -100.00 21 89,547.83
Indonesia - - 13,091 -
Malaysia - -100.00 1,135 73.08
Morocco - - 26 -
The Republic of Tajikistan - - 2,437 -
India - -100.00 19,066 748.14
aluminum alloy 7,786 -18.62 36,918 -11.94
Origins
The United Arab Emirates 2,734 54.40 10,191 44.25
Taiwan (China) 1,469 -39.59 8,503 -19.31
South Korea 650 170.31 1,981 92.16
Nigeria 497 -4.22 1,457 -35.11
Malaysia 496 275.35 3,067 203.20
China 478 -6.54 1,679 -34.40
Japan 379 33.43 1,508 10.52
Germany 347 -55.01 878 -59.95
Russia 240 -61.91 1,133 -74.24
South Africa 141 - 401 73.24
Canada 100 - 121 -
Vietnam 96 -51.77 360 -60.17
The US 68 -92.22 880 -71.63
Cambodia 50 -83.45 334 -33.52
Kazakhstan 20 101.74 75 144.96
North Korea 11 - 137 -
The UK 4 -56.44 76 51.32
France 3 243.68 15 149.06
Finland 2 - 3 -
Australia 2 -99.70 1,497 3.81
Ecuador  - -100.00 23 -52.16
Mongolia - - 1,048 269.73
Latvia - - 78 -
Peru - - 23 -
Hong Kong - - 6 -
Indonesia - - 3 -97.01
The Kingdom of Bahrain - - 857 -
Belgium - - 2 -89.18
Tunisia - - 190 -16.86
The Arab Republic of Egypt - - 105 -43.30
Thailand - -100.00 40 -83.65
The Philippines - - 71 173.75
Holland - - 129 -
Qatar - - 45 -
scrap aluminum 169,583 -14.90 929,516 -1.85
Origins
The US 53,398 -23.08 311,446 9.36
Hong Kong 28,031 -19.89 143,032 -27.90
Australia 25,749 15.28 107,030 -3.57
Malaysia 19,776 -0.16 132,032 29.84
The UK 11,266 131.22 43,511 68.61
Germany 9,713 -31.13 57,274 50.72
Holland 4,212 -4.35 22,131 1.80
Belgium 2,463 -22.22 16,596 38.18
Canada 2,191 -54.35 17,468 -19.12
Japan 2,038 -15.05 9,063 -24.72
The Philippines 1,276 2,983.07 2,538 1,596.04
France 1,241 -31.64 11,458 -32.37
Sweden 1,155 105.12 3,762 152.76
Spain 1,068 -75.59 6,845 -76.95
South Korea 851 12.05 3,513 -1.64
Italy 719 -28.57 5,175 37.64
Thailand 607 3.36 11,327 230.74
Colombia 552 -75.05 4,331 -40.36
Mexico 419 -56.84 2,425 -60.32
Denmark  418 -35.29 1,758 -6.18
Finland 416 - 1,475 2,910.68
Taiwan (China) 329 -52.91 1,817 -19.66
Norway 317 175.78 2,271 380.91
New Zealand 267 32.23 1,501 -23.36
Mongolia 154 29.65 333 -29.66
Dominican Republic 138 -58.31 1,009 -31.54
Singapore 134 448.54 489 566.16
Chile 127 25.76 595 -20.79
Ireland 104 - 297 -
Bulgarian   85 -73.60 344 -65.33
Ecuador  82 -66.16 661 -62.24
Peru 68 -72.41 649 -45.73
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 44 -54.44 324 38.78
BN (Brunei) 27 - 27 -
Paraguay 26 -63.57 190 -44.35
Tanzania 24 - 72 -
The Republic of El Salvador 24 -64.74 177 -9.66
Honduras 23 -74.44 88 -55.75
South Africa 22 -79.59 121 -67.95
Aruba 19 -12.91 19 -53.20
Israel 13 - 65 -
Greece - -100.00 425 -68.15
The Republic of Panama - -100.00 263 13.04
The Republic of Nicaragua - -100.00 124 32.22
Portugal - -100.00 285 22.77
The Republic of Senegal - - 7 -
Cyprus - - 37 -5.26
Brazil - -100.00 23 -95.95
The Oriental Republic of Uruguay - -100.00 101 -41.73
Macao - -100.00 1,734 -93.12
Morocco - -100.00 182 -82.84
Estonia  - -100.00 39 -37.97
Swiss - - 49 -
Bolivia - - 83 325.74
Croatia - - 23 -
Argentina - - 273 -
Saudi Arabia - -100.00 40 -73.74
The Republic of Guatemala - -100.00 83 -54.09
Georgia - - 319 -15.81
Republic of Ghana - - 23 -95.22
Costa Rica - -100.00 41 -83.23
Turkey - -100.00 119 -12.15
alumina 312,533 56.28 2,392,189 53.74
Origins
Australia 156,731 -19.84 1,734,560 12.48
Brazil 50,737 - 97,947 -
Jamaica  39,355 - 72,636 -
India 30,886 6,334.59 213,278 15,555.04
Vietnam 21,666 - 165,212 -
The US 10,698 8,348.43 45,082 8,397.19
France 1,333 -29.65 5,386 17.52
Japan 627 -40.25 4,009 -3.31
Germany 452 89.50 1,151 39.95
Holland 22 - 42 20.78
Taiwan (China) 10 -84.85 73 -65.53
South Korea 9 -79.53 579 -40.23
China 6 22,122.22 13 202.88
Mexico 1 - 9 -
Denmark  0 -99.67 1 -36.60
Austria 0 - 5 460.11
Italy 0 - 5 332.17
Canada - -100.00 140 -88.52
Spain - -100.00 19 -0.01
Hungary - - 100 36,937.04
The UK - -100.00 3 -39.85
Venezuela - - 51,939 -
Bauxite  2,122,983 -64.90 16,589,816 -37.37
Origins
Australia 1,236,242 -12.55 5,335,786 -1.49
India 547,475 -25.69 885,504 -70.14
Dominican Republic 128,867 - 878,404 -
Malaysia 78,236 28.40 127,202 108.77
Brazil 62,656 - 289,902 444.97
Indonesia 44,968 -98.78 8,601,032 -49.94
Republic of Ghana 24,480 -73.32 285,480 71.81
Guyana 59 - 145 -99.52
Guinea - -100.00 184,879 -64.61
Vietnam - - 931 -
aluminum semis 43,269 4.80 201,145 1.40
Including
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 4,982 -1.52 24,491 2.80
Aluminum wire  931 28.87 3,538 24.69
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 30,678 5.23 141,312 -0.82
aluminum foil  5,396 12.04 23,910 5.53
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 1,094 -13.96 7,083 26.24
Aluminum structure and components 487 -42.85 2,350 -28.47
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 2 4,380.95 13 -93.53
  May. YoY (%) Jan.–  YoY (%)
Exports:
Primary Aluminum 20,235 114.30 54,732 19.47
Destination
South Korea 18,522 96.77 49,289 19.68
Taiwan (China) 1,136 - 3,462 15.24
Indonesia 297 148,293.00 297 17,358.00
Myanmar 152 - 304 90.00
Japan 128 519.83 1,286 219.09
The US 0 - 21 704.35
Bulgarian   - - 1 -
The Kingdom of Bahrain - - 28 -
North Korea - -100.00 43 -82.05
Ethiopia - - 1 -
aluminum alloy 49,330 42.84 205,565 19.16
Destination
Japan 20,929 21.79 87,753 13.66
Hong Kong 14,241 74.76 66,247 29.96
Malaysia 3,729 292.85 8,048 132.11
South Korea 3,514 56.90 8,611 -15.87
Vietnam 1,734 -34.96 10,453 -19.49
Australia 1,458 350.22 4,674 199.51
Thailand 854 2.10 3,716 -0.15
Taiwan (China) 830 30.30 4,260 17.67
Brazil 609 - 1,923 10,584.16
The Philippines 587 -0.89 2,627 -12.82
India 353 217.46 1,746 199.96
The United Arab Emirates 180 350.00 481 84.52
Holland 101 100.29 1,055 12.86
Norway 100 32.88 521 58.17
Qatar 24 - 72 41.92
Turkey 21 -34.46 58 -50.74
Italy 12 203.75 32 -35.73
Indonesia 11 -97.84 2,133 -25.30
Colombia 10 -5.47 10 -5.47
#N/A 10 - 10 -
Slovenia 8 - 8 -60.33
Germany 5 - 626 3,858.96
Myanmar 5 - 5 -
Iran 2 179.33 9 231.37
Pakistan 1 - 8 152.07
Bangladesh - - 24 -
Mexico - - 6 -
The US - -100.00 287 158.37
Canada - - 3 -
The Kingdom of Bahrain - - 9 -25.30
Kazakhstan - - 2 -
Algeria - - 41 -
The UK - - 2 -98.61
Israel - - 49 9,688.27
Russia - - 35 66.19
Spain - - 21 94.25
scrap aluminum 81 -8.33 386 -35.14
Destination
South Korea 81 -8.33 366 -38.35
India - - 20 -
alumina 35,514 2.18 87,803 19.67
Destination
The United Arab Emirates 33,136 5.19 70,225 24.36
The US 557 61.51 2,056 61.20
Japan 433 83.37 1,277 62.86
Taiwan (China) 299 7.15 578 -18.77
South Korea 229 91.80 4,742 140.46
Vietnam 215 -42.19 530 -65.68
Italy 147 205.31 608 182.78
Iran 118 -41.29 461 86.35
Indonesia 98 -48.82 256 -17.81
Russia 66 - 348 514.53
The UK 66 194.38 221 359.32
Mexico 50 -50.40 126 -31.25
Hong Kong 32 - 44 2,099.30
Pakistan 17 - 69 6.43
Germany 11 456.82 52 18.50
North Korea 10 -34.64 4,030 -33.29
South Africa 6 -91.57 62 -59.89
India 5 -73.97 162 -12.06
Belgium 5 - 67 5,959.09
Portugal 5 8.70 14 169.08
Colombia 4 -60.00 32 161.01
the Republic of Kyrgyzstan 2 - 2 -
Armenia 1 - 2 -
Thailand 1 -99.54 93 -88.30
Poland 1 - 1 -
Holland 0 -77.25 11 -35.06
Singapore 0 -98.25 7 -54.69
Kazakhstan 0 -99.50 3 -82.10
Brazil 0 -99.88 29 -36.26
Australia - -100.00 22 178.63
Swiss - -100.00 5 80.00
Rumania - -100.00 5 -0.89
Sweden - - 1 -
Chile - - 2 -
Venezuela - - 2 -
Canada - - 73 6,575.18
Spain - - 51 468.89
Saudi Arabia - -100.00 8 1,400.00
Uzbekistan - - 116 -
Chad - - 502 -
The Philippines - - 1 -
Myanmar - - 3 741.00
Israel - - 6 37.50
Malaysia - -100.00 13 -70.25
Denmark  - - 1 -
France - - 92 207.80
Greece - - 2 100.00
Eritrea - -100.00 1 11.11
The Arab Republic of Egypt - -100.00 553 0.55
Nigeria - - 42 -40.00
Bangladesh - -100.00 195 -49.16
aluminum semis 270,000 -5.70 1,260,000 3.90
Including
Aluminum bar, rod, and profile 55,629 9.89 240,163 -5.10
Aluminum wire  1,794 16.18 8,168 11.52
Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip 129,369 -17.15 613,794 2.68
aluminum foil  73,008 5.67 339,863 9.45
Aluminum tube (including accessories) 10,270 6.82 55,899 31.61
Aluminum structure and components 57,725 10.19 248,993 11.47
Aluminum stranded wire, cable 10,168 19.75 50,555 20.26
Note:“-”meansdataisunavailable.        
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