China’s bauxite exports fall in June vs last year on slow demand

By Sybil Pan
Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2020

China’s exports of refractory-grade bauxite in June recorded their first negative year-on-year growth since February while shipments of fused alumina fell again due to sluggish demand.

China shipped 40,494 tonnes of refractory grade bauxite (HS Code: 25083000) in June, down by 29.5% from the corresponding period of last year and marking the first year-on-year negative growth since China was in the grips of the Covid-19 virus in February.

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