The CAA 1st Quarter 2018 grinds is 190,244 metric tons, an increase of 7.21 % compared to corresponding 2017 period, and a decrease of 3.17% compared to the previous quarter (4th Qtr 2017).

This is the highest 1st Quarter figure since we began reporting – reflecting robust demand inside and outside Asia.

 

Grinding Figures
(in tonnes)

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Full Year

FY 2018
190,244
FY 2017
177,450
160,878
189,407
196,476
724,211

y-o-y change

+7.21 %

 

Note: All figures(in tonnes) reflect the compilation of grindings from Malaysia and CAA members from Singapore and Indonesia.
No changes to number of participating members since 1st quarter 2015.