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China Aluminium Demand Growing, Rio Tinto Upbeat

China Aluminium Demand Growing, Rio Tinto Upbeat

According to research from consulting research center Antaike, Chinese aluminium demand has grown between 150,000 and 200,000 tonnes in the last month due to a coronavirus induced scrap shortage. Antaike points the finger for declining scrap supplies to falling imports and decreases...

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CNIA Denies Aluminium Dumping Allegations, Citing Better Tech And “Internal” Factors In Europe

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium trade group denied dumping allegations by their counterparts in the European Union, responding in a statement that it is being unfairly punished for “internal” factors occurring at the complaining companies. “China’s aluminum extrusion products have not caused damage to the EU’s relevant industries and there is no dumping in […]

European Commission Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation Targeting Chinese Aluminium Extruders

Late last week the European Commission announced that it has begun an official inquiry into allegations that aluminium extrusions producers from the People’s Republic of China are dumping their product on the continent’s market, thereby undercutting local producers. The Commission issued the notice on Friday as part of its regularly-published journal. The EC’s investigation is […]

China Releases New Standards For Imported Aluminium Scrap

The long-awaited new standards on imported scrap aluminium and copper were published by the government of the People’s Republic of China on Sunday. The new standards, which will go into effect on July 1, place the minimum aluminium and aluminium alloy content at 100 percent for recycled aluminium ingot, 98 percent for aluminium castings, and […]

Shanghai Shenhuo Aluminium Foil Plant Certified To ASI Chain of Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced the certification of a Shanghai Shenhuo Aluminium Foil Co., Ltd aluminium foil production plant under the ASI Chain of Custody Standard. The newly-issued certification is for the manufacture of aluminium and aluminium alloy foils. The plant, which is located in Shanghai, was previously certified under the ASI Performance Standard […]