In 2021, the non-ferrous metal industry will run smoothly on the whole

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently released the operation of the non-ferrous metal industry in 2021. In 2021, the non-ferrous metal industry will overcome the adverse impact of repeated epidemics, seize the opportunity of domestic and international market recovery, continue to deepen the supply-side structural reform, ensure the effective supply of the industrial chain and supply chain, and accelerate the promotion of intelligent, green and high-end traditional industries. The overall operation of the industry is stable.
Production has grown steadily. According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics, in 2021, the output of ten non-ferrous metals will be 64.54 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 5.4% and an average growth of 5.1% in the two years.
The price is running high. According to the statistics of the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, in 2021, the prices of bulk non-ferrous metals will continue to run at a high level. The average spot prices of copper, aluminum, lead and zinc are 68,490 yuan/ton, 18,946 yuan/ton, 15,278 yuan/ton, and 22,579 yuan/ton respectively. , up 40.5%, 33.5%, 3.4%, and 22.1% year-on-year.
The value of imports and exports has grown substantially. According to data from the General Administration of Customs, in 2021, the import of copper concentrate will be 23.404 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 7.6%, and the import value will be US$56.76 billion, a year-on-year increase of 55.6%; the import of unwrought copper and copper products will be 5.529 million tons, a year-on-year decrease of 17.2%. The import value was US$52.45 billion, a year-on-year increase of 20.5%; the export of unwrought aluminum and aluminum products was 5.619 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 15.7%, and the export value was US$19.47 billion, a year-on-year increase of 48.7%.
In 2022, the non-ferrous metals industry will implement the spirit of the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and in accordance with the requirements of the Central Economic Work Conference, adhere to the principle of stability, seek progress while maintaining stability, ensure the supply of primary products, and strengthen the coordinated development of upstream and downstream industries; Coordinate development and emission reduction, benchmark the industry benchmarking level, accelerate the research and development and promotion of key green and low-carbon technologies and the transformation of energy-saving and carbon-reducing technologies; adhere to the strategy of expanding domestic demand, improve the high-end supply capacity of new materials, seize opportunities for new energy development, and cultivate new growth points in the industry , and continuously improve the quality and efficiency of the development of the non-ferrous metal industry.