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Jan imports of copper scrap shrink 11.5% on year
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Feb 25,2019

SHANGHAI, Feb 25 (SMM) – China’s imports of metal scrap declined 32.7% from a year earlier to stand at 330,000 mt in January, the General Administration of Customs said on Saturday February 23.

Copper scrap accounted for 180,000 mt, down 11.5% year on year, while aluminium scrap accounted for 120,000 mt, down 34.4% year on year.

Imports of alumina stood at 80,000 mt in January, with a year-on-year increase of 5.4%, while exports came in at 142,864 mt.

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Copper scrap
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