Alf Barrios

China’s Supply a Wildcard, but Aluminium Demand to Remain Strong: Rio Tinto’s Barrios

China’s Supply a Wildcard, but Aluminium Demand to Remain Strong: Rio Tinto’s Barrios

Rio Tinto’s Chief Executive of aluminium Dr. Alfredo Barrios says uncertainty in output from producers in the People’s Republic of China may lead the market into volatility in the coming months, but such uncertainty will do little to dim demand in the...

Events

Are Things Finally Looking Up For The Aluminium Market?

Are Things Finally Looking Up For The Aluminium Market?

Base metals prices recovered sharply in the first half of September, after a seasonal slump in August, as investors and traders hope that easing trade tensions between U.S. and China might boost demand for metals in the remaining part of the year. ...

Zhongwang Fake Semis Prosecution May Slam The Door On Key Routes For U.S. Import Duty Avoidance 

The global aluminium market has been watching the trials and travails of Chinese behemoth Zhongwang with intense interest for the ...

Aluminium Prices Under Double Pressure: Trade Wars and Chinese Exports

Base metals prices tumbled to their lowest in several weeks at the start of August, after U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Dirty Metal – China’s Troublesome Tether Between Coal And Aluminium

The year 2019 has been a red-letter year for the aluminium sector in the People’s Republic of China. Despite trade ...

VIDEOS