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Thursday, May 24, 2018


Coconut shell charcoal export in February at 4,556 MT turned in USD2.620 million. Major importer during the month was Sri Lanka at 2,496 MT (54.8%), followed by Japan at 1,150 MT (25.2%), Vietnam 690 MT (15.1%).  Much lesser volumes went to South Korea at 142 MT (3.1%) and China at 78 MT (1.7%).
On the other hand, shipment of activated carbon in the same month at 4,702 MT earned USD8.687 million.  Key markets was led by Germany at 683 MT (14.5%), trailed by Japan 616 MT (13.1%), US 563 MT (12.0%), Sri Lanka 536 MT (11.4%), China 477 (10.1%).  Other big buyers such as Taiwan 322 MT, South Korea 289 MT, Canada 205 MT, Netherlands 172 MT, Russia 166 MT, and Indonesia 105 MT, jointly contributed 26.7% to total trade.  On the other hand, 18 countries with uptake ranging 3-73 MT together made up 12.1%:  Finland, Vietnam, France, Italy, Mali, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Belgium, Congo, Ghana, Malaysia, Austria, Spain, Estonia, United Kindom, Peru, Hong Kong, Singapore.
 

...Of Coco Shell Products

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Shipment of coconut shell charcoal in January at 4,359 MT generated USD2.652 million. Japan was major importer at 2,098 MT, almost one-half of total trade (48.1%), followed by Vietnam at 932 MT (21.4%), China 550 MT (12.6%), Sri Lanka 313 MT (7.2%), South Korea 248 MT (5.7%), Germany 133 MT (3.1%), and Indonesa and New Zealand with respective volume at 49 MT and 36 MT.      

Export of activated carbon in the same month was 6,560 MT with earnings of USD12.206 million. Main markets were Germany at 1,337 MT (20.4%), Japan at 1,172 MT (17.9%), Sri Lanka 773 MT (11.8%), US 632 MT (9.6%), China 358 MT (5.5%).  Other big buyers with uptake ranging 123-295 MT together contributed 26.3% namely, Netherlands, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Canada, Russia, South Africa, France. 

On the other hand, 16 countries with loads ranging 4-99 MT as a group comprised 8.5% of the market: Austria, Dominican Republic, Finland, Italy, Spain, Israel, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Congo, Peru, Estonia, Argentina, Sudan, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Singapore.

...Of Coco Shell Products

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Outbound load of coco shell charcoal in December totaled 3,524 MT with earnings at USD2.194 million.  Japan was chief importer at 1,952 MT (55.4%), next was China at 752 MT (21.3%), followed by Sri Lanka 224 MT (6.4%),Belgium 213 MT (6.0%) South Korea 145 MT (4.1%). Four other countries ordered less than 100 MT (23-95 MT) with total share at 6.8%: Vietnam, Malaysia, South Africa and Singapore.

On the other hand, activated carbon export in the same month at 5,099 MT generated USD9.360 million.  Japan also topped in this field at 772 MT (15.1%), trailed by Germany at 621 MT (12.2%), China 549 MT (10.8%), US 547 MT (10.7%), Taiwan 377 MT (7.4%), South Korea 372 MT (7.3%), Sri Lanka 355 MT (7.0%), Netherlands 295 MT (5.8%), Canada 227 MT (4.4%), Estonia 205 MT (4.0%), United Kingdom 160 MT (3.1%), Indonesia 105 MT (2.1%) and 16 others with uptake ranging 4-69 MT.  The latter comprised of Ghana, Italy, Russia, France, Kenya, Belgium, Dominican Republic, Finland, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Australia, Malaysia, Spain, Brazil, India, Singapore.

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