Chinese bauxite imports lose 10% value
Published: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Latest trade statistics point to a continuation of the downtrend in imported value of bauxite into China, as the country posted lower demand from external suppliers for most of last year.
Chinese imports of bauxite fell by
10% in value terms in January to November 2016 against 2015, as
the country’s demand for foreign-produced bauxite
decreased steadily from Q2 onwards, according to China Customs
Total imported bauxite in the 11 months of 2016 to November
stood at 47.4m tonnes,...