November 26, 2008

 

China's methionine import volume declines in October
 
 

China's methionine imports registered 7,673.25 tonnes in October, down over 1,400 tonnes from September.

                                                

Average import price in October was US$5.31/kg, up by US$0.50/kg compared with the previous month.

 

Japan (2,261 tonnes), Belgium (4,180 tonnes) and France (1,160 tonnes) were the three largest exporters of methionine to China during the month in review.
 

China methionine imports in October 2008

Country / Region

Oct

Jan-Oct

Volume (tonnes)

Value (US$)

Volume (tonnes)

Value (US$)

Japan

2,261

9,935,800

22,994.18

82,630,200

Belgium

4,180

22,532,000

36,234.50

135,610,700

Germany

20.00

90,000

2,232.50

7,655,500

France

1,160

7,992,300

9,353

47,217,700

Spain

0.00

0.00

160.00

380,000

Russia

22.00

94,600

1,792.52

6,288,700

US

20.00

80,000

3,960

14,529,900

Others

10.25

45,100

41.39

259,500

Total

7,673.25

40,769,800

76,768.09

294,572,200

Source: Customs General Administration of China
US$1 = RMB 6.8286 (Nov 26)