Japanese Aluminum Scrap Export in July Decreased 14.8% MOM to 11,142 Tonne

                                          IRUNIV 2013/08/31

 Aluminum scrap that was imported by Japan in July, according to the Trade Statistics of Japan became 11,142 tonne, increasing 14.8% compared to the previous month.
 The concerned export to Korea decreased 22.7% MOM to 3,510 tonne, and average unit price of the export is 143.4 yen/kg. The export to China is 6,629 tonne mostly unchanged from the preceding month, and average unit price of the export is 135.9 yen/kg.
 Accumulative total of the export from January to July is 94,783 tonne. Among each country, the export to China was the most number of 45,334 tonne, followed by the export to Korea, which is 39,763 tonne. For reference, sum total of the export from January to July 2012 was 74,622 tonne, with 47,643 tonne of export to China and 13,970 tonne to Korea. The biggest difference from aluminum scrap export in the preceding year and in this year is that this export to Korea increased threefold compared to last year of the same period.

Aluminum Scrap Export in July
Aluminum Scrap Export in July


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