Chinese Al exports up 19.8% y-o-y in Dec; market fears weak domestic demand

China’s exports of unwrought aluminium and aluminium products increased by 19.8% in December 2018 compared with December 2017, but down 0.6% from November 2018, according to preliminary Chinese customs data.

China exported 527,000 tonnes of unwrought aluminium and aluminium products in December, a 87,000-tonne increase from the same month of 2017 and 3,000 tonnes less than in November 2018, customs data released on December 14 showed. Total exports in 2018 reached 5.8 million tonnes, up 20.9% from 2017 as a whole. “The main reason for this increase...

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Hui Li

January 17, 2019

13:55 GMT

Shanghai