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Indonesia Replaces Australia as Top Alumina Supplier to China, SMM Says

Industry News 09:47:32AM Nov 25, 2016 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Nov. 25 (SMM) – Indonesia beat Australia as China’s top alumina supplying country in September, customs data showed.

Imports from Australia tumbled 67.3% month-on-month to 31,500 tonnes in September, but imports from Indonesia surged 191.1% month-on-month to 81,800 tonnes. 

China’s alumina imports were 142,500 tonnes in September, up 10.7% from August, but down 62.3% from a year ago. 

SMM expects China’s alumina imports to increase slightly in the future since imported alumina has regained price advantage after big gains of domestic alumina prices. 
For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn or service.en@smm.cn.     
 

Key Words:  china alumina imports 

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Indonesia Replaces Australia as Top Alumina Supplier to China, SMM Says

Industry News 09:47:32AM Nov 25, 2016 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Nov. 25 (SMM) – Indonesia beat Australia as China’s top alumina supplying country in September, customs data showed.

Imports from Australia tumbled 67.3% month-on-month to 31,500 tonnes in September, but imports from Indonesia surged 191.1% month-on-month to 81,800 tonnes. 

China’s alumina imports were 142,500 tonnes in September, up 10.7% from August, but down 62.3% from a year ago. 

SMM expects China’s alumina imports to increase slightly in the future since imported alumina has regained price advantage after big gains of domestic alumina prices. 
For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn or service.en@smm.cn.     
 

Key Words:  china alumina imports