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Research Report on China's Copper Ore Import 2023-2032

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  • 60 Pages
  • November 2022
  • Region: China
  • China Research & Intelligence
  • ID: 5696487
Copper is an important non-ferrous metal that is widely used in many fields. China is the world's largest copper consumer. Since China's indigenous copper resources are poor, China needs to import a large amount of copper ore every year.

In 2021, China imported 23.398 million tons of copper ore and its concentrates (referred to as copper ore, the same below), up 7.5% year-on-year, with imports of US$56.99 billion, up 56.3% year-on-year. In the first three quarters of 2022, China imported 18.895 million tons of copper ore, up 8.8% year-on-year, with imports of US$45.18 billion, up 7.2% year-on-year.

The publisher's analysis shows that the average price of copper ore imports in China is generally growing in 2018-2022. In 2018-2020, the average price of copper ore imports in China fluctuates slightly, but generally stays in the price range of US$1,520-1,670 per ton. In 2021, the average price of copper ore imports in China was US$2,435.9 per ton, up 45.3% year-on-year. In the first three quarters of 2021-2022, the average price of China's copper ore imports was stable at approximately US$2,400 per ton.

In 2021, China imported copper ore from a total of 59 countries and regions. According to the publisher's analysis, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Mongolia and Kazakhstan are China's major sources of copper ore imports by import volume. Among them, Chile is China's largest source of copper ore imports. 2021, China imported 8.871 million tons of copper ore from Chile, accounting for 37.9% of total imports and US$21.26 billion, accounting for 37.3% of total imports.

China is the world's largest copper consumer and importer. China's local copper mines are mainly small and medium sized, and the grade of copper ore is less than one-third of the grade of ore from the world's major copper producing countries, so China is heavily dependent on imports of copper ore, with China's copper ore import dependence exceeding 90% in 2021. With the development of new energy vehicles and other industries, China's demand for copper continues to grow, and The publisher expects that China's copper ore imports will continue to rise from 2023-2032.

Topics covered:

  • China's Copper Ore Import Status and Major Sources in 2018-2022
  • What is the Impact of COVID-19 on China's Copper Ore Import?
  • Which Companies are the Major Players in China's Copper Ore Import Market and What are their Competitive Benchmarks?
  • Key Drivers and Market Opportunities in China's Copper Ore Import
  • What are the Key Drivers, Challenges, and Opportunities for China's Copper Ore Import during 2023-2032?
  • What is the Expected Revenue of China's Copper Ore Import during 2023-2032?
  • What are the Strategies Adopted by the Key Players in the Market to Increase Their Market Share in the Industry?
  • What are the Competitive Advantages of the Major Players in China's Copper Ore Import Market?
  • Which Segment of China's Copper Ore Import is Expected to Dominate the Market in 2032?
  • What are the Major Adverse Factors Facing China's Copper Ore Import?

Table of Contents

1. 2018-2022 China's Copper Ore Import Analysis
1.1. China's Copper Ore Import Scale
1.1.1. China's Copper Ore Import Volume
1.1.2. China Copper Ore Import Amount
1.1.3. China Copper Ore Import Price
1.1.4. Apparent Consumption of Copper Ore in China
1.1.5. Import Dependence of Copper Ore in China
1.2. China's Main Sources of Copper Ore Imports
1.2.1. By Import Volume
1.2.2. By Import Value
2. China's Coarse Copper Ore Import Analysis, 2018-2022
2.1. Coarse Copper Ore Import Volume
2.2. Coarse Copper Ore Import Volume
2.3. Coarse Copper Ore Import Price
2.4. Coarse Copper Ore Import Dependence
2.5 Analysis of Various Types of Coarse Copper Ore Imports
2.5.1 Coarse Copper Ore Import Volume by Type
2.5.2 Coarse Copper Ore Import Value by Type
2.5.3 Coarse Copper Ore Import Prices by Type
2.6 Sources of Coarse Copper Ore Imports
2.6.1. By Import Volume
2.6.2. By Import Value
3. 2018-2022 China Copper Concentrate Import Analysis
3.1. Copper Concentrate Import Volume
3.2. Copper Concentrate Import Volume
3.3. Copper Concentrate Import Price
3.4 Import Dependence of Copper Concentrate
3.5 Analysis of Various Types of Copper Concentrate Imports
3.5.1 Copper Concentrate Import Volume by Type
3.5.2. Copper Concentrate Import Value by Type
3.5.3. Import Price of Copper Concentrates by Type
3.6 Sources of Copper Concentrate Imports
3.6.1. By Import Volume
3.6.2. By Import Value
4. 2018-2022 Analysis of Major Import Sources of Copper Ore in China
4.1 Analysis of Copper Ore Imports from Chile
4.2. Import Analysis of Copper Ore from Peru
4.3. Import Analysis of Copper Ore from Mexico
4.4 Import Analysis of Copper Ore from Mongolia
4.5 Import Analysis of Copper Ore from Kazakhstan
4.6 Other Copper Ore Import Analysis
5. 2023-2032 China's Imports of Copper Ore Outlook
5.1 Factors Affecting China's Copper Ore Imports
5.1.1 Favorable Factors
5.1.2 Unfavorable Factors
5.2. China's Copper Ore Import Forecast, 2023-2032
5.2.1. Import Volume Forecast
5.2.2. Forecast of Major Import Sources
5.2.3. Major Imported Copper Ore Types Forecast


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