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China’s imports of unwrought copper and copper products dipped 5.5% in May
Jun 8,2020 11:39CST
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China imported 436,000 mt of unwrought copper and copper products in May, down 5.51% from a month ago due to the impact of the coronavirus on the global manufacturing industry, showed data from China customs released Sunday.

SHANGHAI, Jun 8 (SMM) – China imported 436,000 mt of unwrought copper and copper products in May, down 5.51% from a month ago due to the impact of the coronavirus on the global manufacturing industry, showed data from China customs released Sunday. 


On a yearly basis, however, the imports of unwrought copper and copper products in May were 21% higher, with the imports in the first five months of the year 12.4% higher, standing at 2.18 million mt. 


China’s imports of unwrought copper and copper products came in at around 461,000 mt in April, up 4.3% from March.

  


Separately, China imported 9.26 million mt of copper ore and concentrate in January-May, up 2.2% from the same period last year. 

 

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