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China 2014 Industrial Silicon Export to Exceed 800,000 Tons

Sinocast Metals, Mining & Chemicals Beat (China)

SHANGHAI , September 5 , SinoCast -- Data from the China International Silicon Conference 2014 shows China's export of industrial silicon is expected to reach a record high of more than 800,000 tons in 2014, up over 15% from a year ago.

China Non-ferrous Metals Industry Association Vice Chairman Zhao Jiasheng said the export for January to June hit 390,000 tons, up 27%. Export price increased 6.4% to USD 2,189 per ton. Based on a monthly average of 65,000 tons, the figure for this year would exceed 800,000 tons.

China produced 700,000 tons of industrial silicon in the six month, up 16.7%. It saw import of industrial silicon to South Korea and Southeast nations rise largely this year.

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