Polysilicon imports into China hit a new record high in June

South Korea (pictured: OCI's plant in Gunsan) has the largest share in polysilicon imports into China – Image: OCI Company

With a volume of 14,816 metric tons (MT), polysilicon imports into China hit a new record high in June, according to data from customs statistics provided by the Silicon Branch of the China Non-ferrous Metals Industry Association.

Imports from South Korea amounted to 7,808 MT in June, followed by Germany (Wacker) with 3,666 MT. Total polysilicon imports in the first half of 2017 were 72,832 MT, of which 47.8% came from South Korea. For more background on polysilicon imports, see our press release.

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