Jun 27, 2008

 

China's methionine import volume rises in May
 
 

China's methionine imports in May registered 8,847 tonnes, up by 1,100 tonnes from April's.

                                                

Average import price in May was US$3.46/kg, up by US$0.23/kg compared with the previous month.

 

Belgium (4,180 tonnes), France (1,200 tonnes) and US (1,060 tonnes) were the three largest exporters of methionine to China during the month in review.
 

China methionine imports in May 2008

Country / Region

May

Jan-May

Volume(tonnes)

Value(US$)

Volume(tonnes)

Value(US$)

Japan

1,777.00

6,287,200

10,759.55

34,436,800

Belgium

4,180.00

13,589,500

18,360.00

54,028,100

Germany

300.00

1,145,200

2,054.00

6,821,400

France

1,200.00

4,755,600

4,163.00

15,362,200

Spain

0.00

0.00

80.00

1,790,00 

Russia

330.00

1,190,200

1,166.00

3,741,300

US

1,060.00

3,645,200

1,560.00

5,045,200

Others

0.00

0.00

1.04

8,100

Total

8,847.00

30,612,900

38,143.59

119,622,100

Source: Customs General Administration of China
RMB1=US$0.1457 (Jun 27)
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