SHANGHAI, Sep. 20 (SMM) - China’s copper and lead output grew year-on-year in August, while output of zinc and aluminum slipped, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
Refined copper output jumped 12.4% year-on-year to 743,000 tonnes in August, while lead output increased 4.8% year-on-year to 351,000 tonnes. Zinc output fell 2.8% year-on-year to 517,000 tonnes, with aluminum output down 0.8% to 2,713,000 tonnes.
Details are as follows: (Unit: tonne)
Metal Aug. Year-on-Year (%) Jan.-Aug. Year-on-Year (%)
Copper 743,000 12.4 5,498,000 8.7
Aluminum 2,713,000 -0.8 20,688,000 -1.8
Lead 351,000 4.8 2,835,000 7.3
Zinc 517,000 -2.8 4,053,000 -1.0
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