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European Commission Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation Targeting Chinese Aluminium Extruders

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...

Chalco Ships First Bauxite From Boffa Mines In Guinea

Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) earlier this week commenced the first shipment of its inaugural batch of bauxite ore from mines in the West African country of Guinea. According to a Chinese ship-tracking website, the first 55 thousand metric tons of bauxite from the project left port on Sunday secured in the cargo holds […]

Henan Shenhuo To Begin Ramp-Up Of 150 Thousand MTPA In Yunnan By December 31

Henan Shenhuo Group said last week that it plans to ramp up the first 150 thousand metric tons of aluminium-smelting capacity at its project in Yunnan province at the end of the month. According to a spokesperson from Henan Shenhuo Coal and Power, production would begin on New Year’s Eve, but he directed all other […]

China Imports All-Time High Of 31.1 Thousand Metric Tons Of Unwrought Aluminium Alloy In November

Import data released earlier this week showed marked increases in China’s intake of bauxite, alumina, and unwrought aluminium in recent months, mostly reversing declines in prior periods. According to Shanghai Metals Market, Chinese buyers imported 7.21 million metric tons of HS code 26060000 bauxite in November, good for a month-on-month increase of 11.38 percent. Last […]

China Issues First Set Of Scrap Aluminium Import Quotas For 2020

Beijing released the first set of imported metal scrap quotas for 2020 earlier this week, establishing a maximum of 550 thousand metric tons of imported metal scrap for use by importers starting next month. On Monday, China’s Solid Waste and Chemicals Management Bureau gave permission for 275,465 metric tons of aluminium scrap and 270,885 metric […]