July 30, 2008

 

China's methionine import volume declines in June
 
 

China's methionine imports registered 6,148.8 tonnes in June, down by 2,700 tonnes from May's.

                                                

Average import price in June was US$3.88/kg, up by US$0.42/kg compared with the previous month.

 

Japan (2,557.80 tonnes), Belgium (2,159 tonnes) and France (820 tonnes) were the three largest exporters of methionine to China during the month in review.
 

China methionine imports in June 2008

Country / Region

June

Jan-Jun

Volume(tonnes)

Value(US$)

Volume(tonnes)

Value(US$)

Japan

2,557.80

9,099,900

13317.35

43,536,700

Belgium

2,159.00

8,011,100

20519.00

62,039,200

Germany

0.00

0.00

2054.00

6,821,400

France

820.00

4,542,800

4983.00

19,905,000

Spain

20.00

48,000

100.00

227,000

Russia

132.00

484,000

1298.00

4,225,300

US

460.00

1,693,700

2020.00

6,738,900

Others

0.00

0.00

1.04

8,100

Total

6,148.80

23,879,500

44292.39

143,501,600

Source: Customs General Administration of China
RMB1=US$0.1463 (Ju1 30)
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