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TABLE-China's Apr silver, platinum trade - RTRS

Date May 25 2015 08:05:53
May.25,2015(SHMET)-- 

(Reuters) - China's imports and exports of silver, platinum and palladium in April 2015 and the first 4 months of the year as reported in official customs figures.

                                        Apr                                  Year to date

                           kilograms      pct chg*      $/ounce        kilograms      pct chg*

IMPORTS

Silver                       276,412         63.5          8.08          908,310        -5.29

From:

   Japan                      69,496         1.39          4.41          305,784        -4.11

   USA                        54,175        67.45          3.44          145,525        13.46

   Taiwan                     51,620        62.47          2.29          202,427        16.02

   Hong Kong                  36,129     1,973.67         16.96           71,111       890.99

   China                      34,695       479.96         15.43           80,369        123.9

   South Korea                 7,182        31.91         11.26           28,858         5.06

   Italy                       3,862        48.62          10.4            8,869        15.87

   Australia                   3,493        10.52         25.16           11,239       -94.16

   Switzerland                 2,991        16.43         21.35            8,381       -13.32

   Puerto Rico                 2,891        176.4         18.53            6,593        -0.34

   Singapore                   2,511       239.59         18.52            7,796       778.69

   Germany                     2,374       -23.83         15.95           10,020       -26.33

   France                      1,660        68.07         16.75            3,461       -34.94

   South Africa                1,168        53.41         20.43            4,148        27.55

   Malaysia                    1,066       -60.99          0.96            6,308       -15.43

   Philippines                   354       111.94          1.83              818       -78.43

   Britain                       219       482.15          3.17              494         8.09

   North Korea                   209       -95.25         16.35            3,498       -61.14

   Russia                        100       -53.75          31.1              508          0.8

   Canada                         70        12.78         10.85              389         88.5

   Spain                          61       -30.32         16.81              348        -5.88

   Sweden                         35            -         11.57               35       -26.47

   Denmark                        30       -21.05          8.72              202       103.61

   Netherlands                     7       -96.05         17.61                9       -98.41

   Peru                            5       -77.41          3.42               34       -32.85

   Country (region) unknown        4            -         15.55               16       138.56

   Czech Republic                  2            -         36.04                7        69.05

   Israel                          2            -          6.22                2            -

   Thailand                        2       -99.47          4.01              824       -82.85

   Poland                          -            -             -              241            -

 

Palladium                      1,761       -38.67        730.82            6,445       -30.17

From:

   Britain                       648       -50.13        773.84            2,412       -43.09

   Japan                         604        54.29        711.53            1,760        53.25

   Russia                        136       -68.28        775.87              416       -33.68

   Belgium                       113            -        725.16              219       190.56

   South Africa                  106       -17.82        790.08              964        -6.92

   USA                            56       -48.56        474.77              265       -74.41

   Puerto Rico                    47       162.48        860.84               92        25.11

   South Korea                    21       -28.24        159.35               52        -46.2

   Germany                        15        25.52        813.34               63       -74.75

   Taiwan                          9        -94.8         42.42              182        -42.3

   Australia                       4        37.98        124.41                7        73.62

   Switzerland                     2        -99.4        465.12                3       -98.93

   Hong Kong                       1          -84        107.58                6       -25.49

   China                           0            -             0                0       -99.85

   Italy                           -         -100             -                5       -34.31

 

Platinum                       6,165         -3.2      1,133.84           23,569       -11.33

From:

   South Africa                3,554         7.81      1,193.74           15,092        -9.78

   Japan                         892          -41        866.27            4,324       -20.15

   Switzerland                   828       219.38       1,174.2            1,487         0.67

   Taiwan                        324       953.03      1,104.59              431       667.53

   Russia                        178       -76.95      1,151.82              899       -39.93

   Britain                       168        97.28      1,172.12              594        28.38

   Germany                       105       548.21      1,164.66              345         0.31

   USA                            44       -83.55      1,157.96              137       -63.66

   Belgium                        24       -69.64      1,196.43               58       -30.51

   Singapore                      23        -4.05        425.49              104        65.94

   Hong Kong                      17        21.09      1,542.25               65       102.74

   Austria                         4            -         314.3                8          275

   Portugal                        2       -60.38        176.68                6       -34.69

   Country (region) unknown        1       -78.17      1,858.24               17       -35.64

   Australia                       1       -16.14       1,309.7                1       -80.58

   Puerto Rico                     0            -      1,268.71                0          -50

   France                          -            -             -                1            -

   South Korea                     -         -100             -                0        -7.69

 

EXPORTS

Silver                       169,151        72.31         17.03          588,670        97.07

To:

   Hong Kong                 166,606        72.23         17.24          573,196       154.61ENMalaysia                    1,480            -          1.51            5,320        77.33

   Pakistan                      600         0.84          3.89            1,169       -21.28

   Singapore                     280            -          1.24              280        460.8

   USA                           100       -16.67         17.56              124       -98.82

   India                          40            -         16.77               40        695.9

   Spain                          20            -         22.05               39       -94.36

   Germany                        15            -          7.57               63       -47.05

   Japan                          10            -         17.03               20            -

   Thailand                        -         -100             -            8,418       -85.17

 

Palladium                          6       59,900         64.66               13        92.32

To:

   Hong Kong                       6            -         64.66               13            -

   Japan                           -         -100             -                0       -99.69

 

Platinum                         181        17.69      1,217.38              598       -23.65

To:

   Japan                         137        53.31      1,241.94              459       -32.52

   USA                            44       -31.49      1,141.47              139         35.2

 

SILVER PRODUCTS

                                              Apr                                   Year to date

                           kilograms      pct chg*      $/ounce        kilograms      pct chg*

Imports:

Silver powder                128,981        45.82          4.28          483,503       -22.46

Unwrought silver              82,860       192.78         16.98          200,568        108.6

Semi-manufactured silver      64,570        23.45          4.26          224,239        -6.33

Silver jewellery               2,842        14.87         49.22            8,876        15.12

 

Exports:

Silver powder                  1,830       731.82          4.73            5,922       -58.19

Unwrought silver             132,273        35.88         17.39          518,247        83.56

Semi-manufactured silver      35,048     5,728.38          16.3           64,501      2,792.7

Silver jewellery              23,348        -1.52         87.49           77,975       -19.48

 

NOTES: - Not available; * Percentage change from a year earlier.

"Silver" includes silver powder, unwrought silver and semi-manufactured silver.

Imports are valued on a CIF basis and exports on a FOB basis. Valuations are calculated by Reuters, based on volumes and dollar values provided by Customs. Rounding of small volumes may affect the accuracy of the related valuations.

 

 

Edited by SHMET

TABLE-China's Apr zinc trade - RTRS

Date May 25 2015 08:05:30
May.25,2015(SHMET)-- 

 (Reuters) - China's exports and imports of refined zinc as well as concentrates in April 2015, and the first 4 months of the year as reported in official customs figures.

                                         Apr                                  Year to date

                              tonnes      pct chg*      $/tonne           tonnes      pct chg*

IMPORTS

Refined zinc                  51,196       -20.95      2,176.82          133,077       -49.26

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