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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 43

In 2016, the global imports of zinc ore stood at 10M tonnes, descending by -10.5% against the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 23

In 2016, the amount of tin ore imported worldwide totaled 515K tonnes, ascending by 55% against the previous year figure. In general, tin ore imports continue to indicate an outstanding increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013, when imports increased by 94% against the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 20

In 2016, the amount of nickel ore imported worldwide amounted to 42M tonnes, descending by -8.9% against the previous year figure. Overall, nickel ore imports continue to indicate a strong growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011, when import increased by 67% year-to-year. Global nickel ore import peaked of 81M tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength. In value terms, nickel ore imports stood at $2.5B in 2016. In general, nickel ore imports continue to indicate a deep drop. In that year, global nickel ore imports attained its maximum level of $7B. From 2012 to 2016, growth of global nickel ore imports failed to regain its strength. Top Nickel Ore Importing Countries in the World 1. China (1,527.7 million USD) 2. Japan (185.8 million USD) 3. South Korea (147.7 million USD) 4. Ukraine (36.0 million USD) 5. Macedonia (24.4 million USD) Nickel Ore Imports By Country China (32M tonnes) prevails in nickel ore imports structure, resulting at 32M tonnes, which was near 77% of total imports in 2016. Japan (3.7M tonnes) ranks second globally in nickel ore imports with a 9% share, following South Korea (8%). The following importers - Ukraine (1.4M tonnes), and Macedonia (730K tonnes) together made up 5% of total imports. Imports into China increased at an average annual rate of +8.4% from 2007 to 2016. At the same time, South Korea (+433.1%), and Ukraine (+9.7%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, South Korea emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +433.1% from 2007-2016. By contrast, Japan (-1.5%), and Macedonia (-1.9%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2016, the share of Ukraine, South Korea, and China decreased by -1.9%, -7.9%, and -39.8% percentage points, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period. In value terms, China ($1.5B) constitutes the largest market for imported nickel ore worldwide, making up 60% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan ($186M), with the share of 7% of global imports. It was followed by South Korea, with the share of 6%. In China, nickel ore imports decreased by an average annual rate of -5.0% over the period from 2007-2016. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates: Japan (-12.9% per year) and South Korea (+143.8% per year). Nickel Ore Import Prices By Country The average nickel ore import price stood at $61 per tonne in 2016, reducing by -29.1% against the previous year. Overall, nickel ore import price continues to indicate a deep slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014, when import increased by 31% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average nickel ore import price attained its maximum level of $228 per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

 
Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 40

In 2016, approx. 251K tonnes of molybdenum ore were imported worldwide; falling by -9.4% against the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 23

In 2016, approx. 4.9M tonnes of lead ore were imported worldwide; declining by -5.8% against the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 24

In 2016, approx. 1.9M tonnes of gold ore were imported worldwide; jumping by 16% against the previous year level.

 
Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 21

In 2016, approx. 35M tonnes of copper ore were imported worldwide; picking up by 9% against the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 26

In 2016, the amount of chrome ore imported worldwide amounted to 25M tonnes, surging by 2% against the previous year figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.4% over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013, when import increased by 11% year-to-year. In that year, global chrome ore imports attained its maximum volume of 27M tonnes. From 2014 to 2016, growth of global chrome ore imports stood at a somewhat lower level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 22

In 2016, the amount of aluminium imported worldwide stood at 132M tonnes, going down by -10.6% against the previous year level.

 
Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 18

In 2016, the amount of zinc ore exported worldwide stood at 9.3M tonnes, dropping by -13.3% against the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 15

In 2016, the global exports of tin ore stood at 26K tonnes, descending by -22.9% against the previous year figure. In general, tin ore exports continue to indicate a abrupt drop. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011, when export increased by 39% year-to-year. In that year, global tin ore exports reached its maximum volume of 58K tonnes. From 2012 to 2016, growth of global tin ore exports stood at a somewhat lower level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 14

In 2016, the global nickel ore exports totaled 37M tonnes, falling by -4.3% against the previous year figure. In general, nickel ore exports continue to indicate a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011, when exports increased by 62% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global nickel ore exports reached its maximum volume of 119M tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

 
Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 20

In 2016, the global exports of molybdenum ore totaled 276K tonnes, remaining stable against the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 20

In 2016, the amount of lead ore exported worldwide amounted to 2.9M tonnes, coming down by -11.1% against the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 19

In 2016, approx. 1.8M tonnes of gold ore were exported worldwide; jumping by 8% against the previous year level.

 
Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 25

In 2016, the global exports of copper ore amounted to 21M tonnes, approximately mirroring the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 21

Global chrome ore exports stood at 14M tonnes in 2016, rising by 8% against the previous year level.

Uranium And Thorium Ores
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 19

In 2016, the global aluminium exports amounted to 77M tonnes, surging by 8% against the previous year figure. Overall, it indicated a significant expansion from 2007 to 2016: the total exports volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.3% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, aluminium exports increased by +13.7% against its level of 2014. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013, when export increased by 50% against the previous year level.

 

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