Australian Government Reveals Investigation Into Imported Chinese Aluminium Micro-Extrusions

Australian Government Reveals Investigation Into Imported Chinese Aluminium Micro-Extrusions

The Australian government initiated an anti-dumping investigation into the imports of Chinese aluminium earlier this year, a move that some experts say has only added fuel to the fire of tension between the two countries. According to the records of the Australian...


Commerce Department Opens To Public Input On Section 232 Exclusion Process

The United States Commerce Department is seeking input into ways to streamline the exclusion process for tariffs and quotas on aluminium and steel imposed by the Trump Administration in 2018. The department’s Bureau of Industry and Security opened commentary today and will accept input on the process through July 10. “The Department of Commerce is […]

Aldel Inks 180,000 Tonnes Aluminium Deal With Global Powerhouse Glencore

Dutch producer Aldel has entered into an agreement with Glencore on May 18th that will see the Netherlands-based smelter sell 180,000 tonnes of aluminium in 2020 and 2021, reported Reuters. Chris McNamee, Aldel CEO said: “This is huge boost for Aldel, its people, and the wider economy, coming as it does against the background of […]

China Alumina and Aluminium Production Up In April

Recent figures from the Shanghai Metals Market (SMM) show a slight rebound in China’s aluminium market. The country posted production figures of 5.65 million tonnes of alumina in April, which correspond to daily output of 179,800 tonnes, a 2.62% increase month-on-month. Total metallurgical-grade alumina production for the first four months of 2020 clocked in at […]

China Aluminium Demand Growing, Rio Tinto Upbeat

According to research from consulting research center Antaike, Chinese aluminium demand has grown between 150,000 and 200,000 tonnes in the last month due to a coronavirus induced scrap shortage. Antaike points the finger for declining scrap supplies to falling imports and decreases in recycling activity registered since the end of the Lunar New Year. “Price […]