China antimony exports rise by 13% to 5,173 tonne in 2010

China’s antimony ingot exports increased by 13% in the past year to 5,173 tonnes, according to customs data.

Export prices of the metal averaged $7,715 per tonne in 2010, surging 72% from 2009. USA was the biggest buyer of Chinese antimony, with import volume rising 45% to 1,884 tonnes and average prices rising 69% to $7,180 per tonne. South Korea imported 1,030 tonnes, down 10% from the previous...

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Linda Lin

February 14, 2011

07:23 GMT

Shanghai