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India Imposes Anti-Dumping Duty on Aluminium Foil from China

India Imposes Anti-Dumping Duty on Aluminium Foil from China

Mere days after issuing definitive anti-dumping duties against aluminium radiators from the People’s Republic of China, India’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) levied another such duty against aluminium foil from the Middle Kingdom. The DGAD issued a notice of...

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Showa Denko to Double Capacity at High-Purity Aluminium Foil Plant in China

Japanese chemicals company Showa Denko K.K. announced yesterday that it plans to increase capacity at its high-purity aluminium foil plant in the People’s Republic of China. SDK’s consolidated subsidiary Showa Denko Aluminum (Nantong) Co., Ltd. will raise production from 600 metric tons of high-purity aluminium foil to 800 metric tons in November 2017, when required […]

China Committed to Aluminium Capacity Cuts: Chalco’s Lu

Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco) told CRU’s 22nd World Aluminium Conference that the People’s Republic of China is determined to rein in aluminium production in over two dozen Chinese cities this winter. Chalco’s senior vice president Lu Dongliang told the conference that Beijing is staying the course in compelling aluminium producers in 28 of […]

Ernst & Young Quits as Hongqiao’s Auditor

The world’s largest aluminium producer hit yet another speed bump on the road to releasing 2016’s financials after its independent auditor resigned late last week. China Hongqiao Group made the announcement on Friday in conformance with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s rules. According to Hongqiao, its now-former auditor Ernst & Young recommended that an independent investigation be […]

More Capacity Cuts Could Be On the Horizon for China’s Aluminium Sector

Experts are expecting the other shoe to fall after suspending the construction of two million metric tons per annum in aluminium smelting capacity in China’s far west. The closure of smelters run by Xinjiang East Hope Ferrous Metals Co. Ltd., Xinjiang Qiya Energy Aluminium Electric Co. Ltd., and Xinjiang Jiarun Resources Co. Ltd. on April […]

EGA Opens First Office in China

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC opened its first office in the People’s Republic of China on Monday. EGA’s office, which is in Shanghai, oversees the firm’s wholly-owned subsidiary in China, which sources raw materials and other supplies in the country. Over the past two years EGA has procured more than US$500 million of supplies from the […]