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May’s Rise In Aluminium Exports From China Boosted Prices Above Multi-Year Low

May’s Rise In Aluminium Exports From China Boosted Prices Above Multi-Year Low

Data released by the government of the People’s Republic of China yesterday showed a surge in exports last month, leading to concerns of oversupply among market participants as well as a rebound from multi-year low prices. Numbers released by Beijing showed a...

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U.S. Commerce Department Assesses Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Wire Producers From China Of Up To 63.47 Percent

Acting on a petition by two domestic wire makers, the United States Commerce Department yesterday announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation on imported aluminium and wire from producers in the People’s Republic of China, noting that Chinese importers dumped such products on American markets at margins of between 58.51 to […]

Price, Not Shortages, Will Determine Chalco’s Desire To Import Alumina

Despite shortages in the country’s northern reaches, the Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) is not planning to increase imports of alumina unless and until prices reach a commercially-justifiable level. Such was the message conveyed by a company representative earlier this week. Commenting to Reuters at the Shanghai Derivatives Market Forum on Tuesday, the deputy […]

China’s Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co Joins ASI

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Monday that the People’s Republic of China’s Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co., Ltd has joined the organization as a Production and Transformation member, bringing the Initiative’s total membership to 88. Luoyang Wanji, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wanji Holding Group Co., Ltd., was formed in 2008 and […]

Bauxite Imports To China Jump By 68.2 Percent In April

Per Customs data released earlier this week, imports of bauxite to the Middle Kingdom rose significantly last month, surpassing totals for the previous month and year by double digits. Beijing reported a total of 9.77 million metric tons of bauxite ore were shipped into the country last month, besting the prior month’s total by 24.5 […]