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Baowu Constructing US$1.07 Billion Aluminium Alloy Plant In Henan

Baowu Constructing US$1.07 Billion Aluminium Alloy Plant In Henan

The biggest steel producer in the People’s Republic of China has begun a project in Henan to produce aluminium alloy commercially. Baowu Steel Group said on Sunday that the project began in February 2019. It will represent an investment of US$1.07 billion,...

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China’s Economy Continues Strong Recovery In October, Boosting Aluminium Production

China’s economy continued to storm back from the depths in October, as factory outputs raced to meet rising retail sales in a better-than-expected recovery for the country’s economy. Per data from the National Statistics Bureau, industrial production rose by 6.9 percent on the year, similar to September’s rise and above experts’ expectations for the month. […]

Chalco To Open Second Line At Huasheng Alumina Refinery

According to a market source claiming knowledge of the matter, Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco) is planning to start a second production line at its Huasheng alumina refinery. Fastmarkets reported on Monday that the refinery at Fangchenggang Port in Guangxi would soon open the new line, which would add another one million metric tons per […]

Beijing Urges End To Aluminium Capacity’s Migration Westward

Beijing told aluminium smelters earlier this week that increased production in the country’s western regions shouldn’t be encouraged despite current industry trends. The central government made the same directive for coke production as well. The trend in recent months and years has been to transfer and add capacity in Yunnan province in order to take […]

China Returns To Net Aluminium Exporter In September

Typically a net exporter of primary aluminium by a wide margin, the People’s Republic of China reverted to the same in September per numbers just released by the central government. Numbers released by the General Administration of Customs on Friday indicated that the Middle Kingdom brought in 355,999 metric tons of primary aluminium last month, […]

China’s Primary Aluminium Production Jumps By 7.9 Percent In September

The People’s Republic of China saw a 7.9-percent rise on the year of primary aluminium last month, reaching a total of 3.16 million metric tons according to the National Bureau of Statistics’ numbers released yesterday. Experts chalk up the increase to new capacity coming online over the summer, which pushed the daily average to a […]