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Chinese Bauxite and Nickel Ore Imports in January

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A rise in shipments from Guinea (+0.7 Mt to 4.3 Mt) and Indonesia (+0.5 Mt to 0.9 Mt) helped raise Chinese bauxite imports to the highest level on record at 8.3 Mt in January, up 1.2 Mt year-on-year, customs data show.

Meanwhile, total Chinese nickel imports for the same month grew 0.4 Mt year-on-year to 2.5 Mt. The rise featured increased shipments from Indonesia (+0.5 Mt to 1.6 Mt), whilst imports from the Philippines were flat at 0.7 Mt.