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Blog, Maria Fadeeva, December 21, 2016 343

The global trade in alumina amounted to 12,583 million USD in 2015, showing mild fluctuations over the period under review. A significant drop in 2009 was followed by recovery over the next two years, until exports slightly declined again. Overall, there was an annual increase of 0.7% from 2007 to 2015.

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Blog, Maria Fadeeva, October 25, 2016 299

The global trade in cadmium and articles thereof amounted to 36.04 million USD in 2015, fluctuating mildly over the period under review. A significant drop in 2009 was followed by a dramatic recovery in 2010, until exports plummeted again in 2011. Export value continued falling over the two years that followed, until the trend reversed to a very modest recovery in 2014. Overall, there was an annual decrease of -11% from 2007 to 2015.

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Blog, Maria Fadeeva, October 21, 2016 758

The global trade in unwrought aluminum amounted to 20,941 million USD in 2015, showing strong fluctuations over the period under review. A significant drop in 2009 was followed by recovery over the next two years, until exports decreased again. Overall, there was an annual decrease of -2.9% from 2007 to 2015.

 
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Blog, Irina Andreeva, August 24, 2016 505

Despite the growth in the past three years, EU aluminum tubes and fittings exports have yet to reach their pre-crisis levels. Increased deliveries outside of the EU make the largest contribution to export growth, while intra-EU trade has hovered around the same levels in recent years. The U.S., Turkey, and Japan are the key foreign markets. Moreover, shipments to Japan have multiplied over recent years.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, August 11, 2016 563

After a long recovery period, total exports on the alumina market by the EU finally overcame their pre-crisis level and reached a peak of 1,538 million EUR in 2015.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, August 11, 2016 780

Total imports on the aluminium bar market within the EU increased steadily over the last three years, amounting to 6,064 million EUR in 2015. Data concerning the EU trade with non-EU countries shows that the EU remains a net importer of aluminium bars, rods and profiles.

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, August 04, 2016 354

Despite the total EU Member States imports of unwrought and not alloyed zinc reaching their highest volumes in the past seven years, those volumes remain almost at half of their pre-crisis values. A weak attempt at post-crisis recovery exhausted its growth in 2011 and was followed by a period of swinging, which eventually led total imports on the zinc market value to 2,814 million EUR in 2015. Data concerning the EU trade with non-EU countries shows that the EU remains a net importer of zinc.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 14, 2016 360

The U.S. takes third place in global aluminum sheet, plate, and foil exports with a 12% share (based on USD), following China (19%) and Germany (17%). In 2015, the U.S. exported 4,007 million USD, which was 2% under the previous year's value.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, June 29, 2016 248

The U.S. ranks first in global imports of copper and copper alloy products, accounting for an 8% share (based on USD). It was followed by China (7%), Germany (5%) and France (5%). In 2015, U.S. copper and copper alloy products imports totaled 3,489 million USD, which was 735 million USD (17%) less than the year before.

 
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Blog, Irina Andreeva, June 29, 2016 275

The U.S. is the leader in global imports of alumina and primary aluminum, accounting for a 12% share (based on USD). It was followed by Germany (10%), Japan (9%) and Korea (5%). In 2015, U.S. alumina and primary aluminum imports totaled 7,953 million USD, which was 16 million USD more than the year before.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, December 27, 2015 258

From 2007 to 2014, EU silver production showed a pattern of steady decrease, falling from 11,040 tonnes in 2007 to 8,806 tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -3.2% over the period under review. In value terms, EU silver production reached 3,373 million EUR in 2014, growing by +4.0% annually.

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Blog, Alexander Romanenko, November 18, 2015 243

From 2007 to 2014, EU aluminium production showed mixed dynamics, falling from 7,124 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 5,637 thousand tonnes in 2014. Over the period under review, it dropped with a CAGR of 3.3%. In value terms, EU aluminium production reached 1,652 million EUR in 2014, growing 1.9% annually.

 
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Blog, Olga Minchina, November 17, 2015 181

From 2007 to 2014, EU alumina production showed decrease, falling from 2,816 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 2,070 thousand tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of 4.3% over the period under review. In value terms, EU alumina production decreased to 67.2 million EUR in 2014, falling by 3.3% annually.

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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, October 06, 2015 338

In 2014, the U.S. (34.4%), Switzerland (25.3%), the United Kingdom (16.8%) and Germany (11.3%) were the main suppliers of platinum into Italy, together making up 88% of their total imports. Between 2007 and 2014, Austria had the highest growth rates in Italy's imports structure, with a CAGR of +62.0%.

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Blog, Alexander Romanenko, August 20, 2015 239

Canada continued to dominate in the global unwrought nickel trade. In 2014, Canada exported 122 thousand tonnes of unwrought nickel totaling 2,084 million USD, 1% under the previous year. Its primary trading partner was the U.S., where it supplied 43% of its total unwrought nickel exports in value terms, accounting for the lion's share of the U.S.'s total imports.

 
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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, August 04, 2015 262

By virtue of its meteoric rise in exports, Brazil became one of the leaders in the global aluminium oxide trade. In 2014, Brazil exported 8,182 thousand tonnes of aluminium oxide totaling 2,334 million USD, 29% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Canada, where it supplied 27% of its total aluminium oxide exports in value terms, accounting for 52% of Canada's total imports.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, August 02, 2015 221

In 2014, the U.S. (34.4%), Switzerland (25.3%), the United Kingdom (16.8%) and Germany (11.3%) were the main suppliers of platinum into Italy, together making up 88% of their total imports. Between 2007 and 2014, Austria had the highest growth rates in Italy's imports structure, with a CAGR of +62.0%.

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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, July 29, 2015 255

Despite a decrease in exports in 2014, Canada continued to dominate in the global cadmium trade. In 2014, Canada exported 1.2 thousand tonnes of cadmium and articles thereof totaling 2.7 million USD, 8% under the previous year. Its primary trading partner was China, where it supplied 41.1% of its total cadmium and articles thereof exports in value terms, accounting for 5.7% of China's total imports.

 

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