Imports of copper concentrate in Feb rise 32.5% on year

Data Analysis 04:57:56PM Mar 08, 2019 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Mar 8 (SMM) – Expansion of China's copper smelting capacity bolstered demand for seaborne concentrate, and raised domestic imports through the first two months of the year. 

The latest customs data showed that China imported 1.93 million mt of copper concentrate in February, up 1.6% from January, and up 32.5% from a year earlier. 

This grew imports in the first two months of the year by 24.3% from the same period in 2018, to 3.82 million mt. 

Key Words:  Tradeflow   Copper concentrate 

Imports of copper concentrate in Feb rise 32.5% on year

Data Analysis 04:57:56PM Mar 08, 2019 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Mar 8 (SMM) – Expansion of China's copper smelting capacity bolstered demand for seaborne concentrate, and raised domestic imports through the first two months of the year. 

The latest customs data showed that China imported 1.93 million mt of copper concentrate in February, up 1.6% from January, and up 32.5% from a year earlier. 

This grew imports in the first two months of the year by 24.3% from the same period in 2018, to 3.82 million mt. 

Key Words:  Tradeflow   Copper concentrate