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Still Well Above 2017 Totals, China’s December Imports Of Alumina Fell By 37.9 Percent On The Month

Still Well Above 2017 Totals, China’s December Imports Of Alumina Fell By 37.9 Percent On The Month

Though still up significantly over last year’s total, December saw a respectable drop off in exports of alumina from the People’s Republic of China according to numbers released yesterday by the General Administration of Customs. Beijing says the year’s final month saw...

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Strong Prices And Weak Yuan Propel China’s June Aluminium Exports Higher

Tariffs enacted this spring by the Trump administration and the resulting marketplace turmoil did little to diminish the output of aluminium smelters in the People’s Republic of China. Quite the opposite, as June saw China’s aluminium smelters combine to export over 500 thousand metric tons for just the second time in recorded history. Per customs […]

Alumina Costs Are Hurting Aluminium Smelters

Even if the London Metal Exchange (LME) three-month aluminium price hit a seven-year high of US$ 2718 per tonne on April 19, primary aluminium smelters around the world had little reason to cheer. Why? Because input costs, and alumina above all, have also increased dramatically. Indeed, alumina prices reached an all-time high in the second […]