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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Coconut shell charcoal export in June which totaled 7,194 MT registered earnings of USD3.696 million.  China was top buyer absorbing nearly half of the month’s load with 3,378 MT (47.0%) followed by Japan with 1,468 MT (20.4%), India 941 MT (13.1%), Sri Lanka 931 MT (12.9%).  Other destinations held market share of less than 5%: South Korea 350 MT, Turkey 77 MT and Thailand 49 MT. 
Export of activated carbon in the same month at 6,108 MT was valued USD11.382 million. There were 28 importing countries registered during the month half of which took in volume above 100 MT.  Leading the pack was Japan with 858 MT (14.1%), closely trailed by Germany 843 MT (13.8%), US 783 MT (12.8%), Sri Lanka 702 MT (11.5%) and 10 others with imports ranging 113-472 MT which together comprised 39.3% of the market namely, China, Russia, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Canada, Netherlands, Italy, Ghana, Australia.  On the other hand, the remaining 14 other countries with uptake below 100 MT in the range 6-86 MT collectively contributed 8.5%: Sweden, South Africa, Belgium, Israel, Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Finland, Kenya, Estonia, Peru, Tanzania, Singapore 
 

...Of Coco Shell Products

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Export of coconut shell charcoal in May at 10,606 MT registered proceeds of USD5.761 million.  The top three markets collectively accounted for 84.3%: India 3,515 MT, Japan 3,102 MT, China 2,327 MT.  Other markets were Sri Lanka 907 MT, South Korea 256 MT, Turkey 227 MT, Germany 213 MT, Sweden 54 MT, Taiwan 5 MT. 

Shipment of activated carbon in the same month was 5,421 MT with turnover of USD10.348  million. The product went to 30 various countries with the first 15, with volume no lower than 100 MT, together comprised 90.8% of the market. Leading the pack was Germany with 798 MT (14.7%),  tracked by Japan 568 MT (10.5%), China 549 MT (10.1%), US 515 MT (9.5%) and 11 others with loads ranging 101-443 MT namely, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Canada, South Korea, Netherlands, Italy, Russia, Indonesia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Estonia. 

The second 15 buyers of activated carbon had uptakes ranging 10-99 MT with total volume of 500 MT (9.2%).  This included Dominican Republic, Brazil, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mexico, France, Belgium, Iran, Kenya, Ukraine, Ghana, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Papua New Guinea, Singapore.

...Of Coco Shell Products

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Outbound load of coconut shell charcoal in April totalled 6,779 MT with aggregate earnings of USD3.880 million. Key importers were Japan at 3,039 MT (44.8%) and China 2,285 MT (33.7%).  Other buyers were India 707 MT (10.4%), South Korea 489 MT (7.2%), Germany 133 MT (2.0%), Turkey 101 MT (1.5%) and Malaysia 24 MT (0.4%).

On the other hand, export of activated carbon in the same month was 5,812 MT with proceeds of US9.596 million. Market leader was Sri Lanka at 1,310 MT (22.5%), trailed by Germany at 908 MT (15.6%), Japan 576 MT (9.9%), US 524 MT (9.0%), China 420 MT (7.2%), India 349 MT (6.0%) and five others each with market share of less than 5%.  The latter comprised of Canada, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, and Spain.

Moreover, 19 countries took in volumes in the range 10-88 MT and together comprised 13.5% of the market namely: Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Mali, Mexico, Finland, South Africa, France, Italy, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Bulgaria, Singapore, Belgium, Vietnam, Greece, Turkey, Papua New Guinea, 

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