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China Imports of Pulp Dipped in October, But Up for the Year

Nov. 11, 2009 - China in October imported 1.07 million metric tons of pulp, down from September's figure of 1.36 million metric tons, the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China reported.

In the first 10 months of the year, imports rose 42%, or 11.71 million tons, from the January-October period last year, the Chinese agency said.

Paper and Paperboard

In October, the China also imported 270,000 tons of paper and paperboard, a decrease of 40,000 tons compared to September.

In the first 10 months, paper and paperboard imports were down 11% to 2.72 million tons, the agency said.

SOURCE: General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China




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