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ASI Certifies Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil’s Kunming Plant Under Chain Of Custody Standard

ASI Certifies Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil’s Kunming Plant Under Chain Of Custody Standard

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the certification of Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil Co., Ltd.’s Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil plant under its Chain of Custody Standard Certification for its aluminium re-melting, refining, and semi-fabrication activities. The plant, which achieved Performance...

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China To Increase Commodity Reserves Of Aluminium, Various Other Raw Materials

The Chinese government said this weekend that it is strengthening the management of its state commodity reserves as it keeps an eye on prices of aluminium and other such metals and raw materials. Beijing said the move is an effort at protecting the country’s supply chain. A report to the National People’s Congress by the […]

Huanghe Xinye Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative As Production And Transformation Member

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative grew by one last week with the addition of China’s Huanghe Xinye (Yellow River) Co., LTD. as a Production and Transformation member. Huanghe Xinye’s addition brings the ASI’s total membership to 213.  A subsidiary of Yellow River Upstream Hydropower Development Co., Huanghe Xinye is part of the State Power Investment Corporation’s […]

Global Aluminium Trade Groups Call On G7 To Rein In Chinese Subsidies

Last week the Aluminum Association, European Aluminium, the Aluminium Association of Canada, and the Japan Aluminium Association came together to release Towards a Fairer and Cleaner Trade in Aluminium, a policymaker briefing that details the manifest harm exacted by state subsidies of aluminium production by the People’s Republic of China to the global economy and […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Gränges Aluminium Casting Plant In Shanghai With Second Certification

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certified Gränges’ aluminium casting and rolling plant in Shanghai, China earlier this month under their Chain of Custody Standard Certification. The aluminium plant previously earned the ASI’s Performance Standard Certification in the summer of 2019. Gränges Shanghai aluminium plant primarily produces aluminium strips and plates. The plant specializes in direct […]

Chinese Aluminium Firms Ordered To Cut Carbon Dioxide Output By 18 Percent By 2025

Last week the Chinese government tasked state-owned enterprises to cut their energy consumption per CN¥10,000 (US$1,570) by 15 percent and their carbon dioxide output by 18 percent by 2025. The move is part of a wider push to drive energy-intensive industries including aluminium and steel to reach the energy-efficiency standards Beijing set out earlier in […]