November 27, 2008

 

China's lysine import volume falls in October

 
 

China imported 2,288.19 tonnes of lysine in October, down more than 500 tonnes compared with September.

            

October's lysine imports were worth US$3.645 million, while total imports during the first ten months of 2008 reached 21,897.68 tonnes.
 
 

China lysine imports in October 2008

Country / Region

Oct

Jan-Oct 

Volume
(tonnes)
Value 
(US$)
Volume
(tonnes)
Value 
(US$)

Japan

3.15

75,400

48.05

831,100

Korea

105.00

170,100

1,584

2,512,000

Brazil

560.00

841,100

10,412.58

15,211,500

Thailand

0.00

0.00

99.05

149,200

US

1,600.04

2,470,200

9,530.19

14,156,200

Vietnam

0.00

0.00

40.00

85,200

Others

20.00

88,400

183.81

495,700

Total

2,288.19

3,645,200

21,897.68

33,440,900

Source: Customs General Administration of China
US$1 = RMB 6.8286 (Nov 27)