SHANGHAI, Jun 28 (SMM) – China's export of aluminium foil, under five HS codes of eight digits, gained 21.57% on the month and stood at 125,000 mt in May, showed the latest data from China Customs.
On a yearly basis, exports stood 11.75% higher in May, after shrank 4.53% in April.
India, Thailand, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates remained the top five export destinations of Chinese aluminium foil last month, accounting for 64.44% of the total export volumes.
Improved overseas orders in March-April accounted for the higher exports, given a delivery period of 20-60 days. Both domestic and overseas purchases recovered in March, as evidenced by a pickup in operating rates across Chinese producers of aluminium foil that month.