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Shanghai Aluminium Recedes From Nine-Year High Thanks To Hopes For US Stimulus, COVID-19 Vaccine

Shanghai Aluminium Recedes From Nine-Year High Thanks To Hopes For US Stimulus, COVID-19 Vaccine

Aluminium prices in Shanghai receded from a nine-year high yesterday, propelled to highs thanks to a surge in demand, news of a stimulus package in the United States, and rumors of a vaccine for COVID-19 on the way. On Thursday, January aluminium...

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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 […]

Even More Aluminium Smelting Capacity To Spring Up In Yunnan In 2021: Antaike

Estimates show the People’s Republic of China adding another 3 million metric tons to its aluminium smelting capacity in 2021, housing half of it in Yunnan Province, the quickly-growing hotspot for new capacity. China Nonferrous Metals Industry’s statistical subsidiary Antaike said earlier this week that the province of Yunnan would see another 1.88 million metric […]

Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Achieves ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co., Ltd.’s rolling facility in Luoyang, People’s Republic of China against its ASI Performance Standard. The plant produces foils used in several industries, including building supply, communications, electronics, and many other sectors. Activity at the rolling facility consists largely of rolling, […]

Chinalco Subsidiary Cited By Government For “Chaotic” Environmental Management In Guangxi

A subsidiary of Aluminium Corp of China (Chinalco) was charged last week with repeatedly violating environmental regulations at a plant in Guangxi. China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) indicated that a government inspection team at the site this month discovered subsidiary Guangxi Nonferrous Rare Earth Development Co Ltd had committed serious violations that led […]