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China’s Aluminium Demand Struggles As Trade Tensions Rise: CNIA

China’s Aluminium Demand Struggles As Trade Tensions Rise: CNIA

Domestic demand in the People’s Republic of China has suffered of late thanks to continuing blows to consumer confidence due to the ongoing trade tensions between the Middle Kingdom and the United States. Such was the message conveyed by the China Nonferrous...

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China’s Henan Province Ousts Neighboring Shandong Province As Aluminium Leader

Data released yesterday by the People’s Republic of China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that, for the first time in years, Henan province’s output of primary aluminium surpassed that of neighboring Shandong province, becoming the country’s premier aluminium-producing region. According to NBS data, smelters in Henan province combined to produce 12.12 million metric tons […]

China’s Aluminium Production in December Up by 15.3 Percent From Previous Month

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium production came roaring back in December to levels not seen since early summer according to numbers released by the government on Thursday. China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that the Middle Kingdom produced 2.71 million metric tons in the final month of 2017, good for a 15.3-percent rise […]

Beijing Mandates Aluminium Capacity Replacement Occur by Year’s End

The People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) advised domestic aluminium smelters on Wednesday that those who were legally entitled to replace capacity closed since 2011 are obligated to do so by the end of this year. The MIIT statement continued by indicating that the rule applies to firms that produce […]

Official Numbers Show Another Drop in China’s Aluminium Production in November

According to numbers released late last week, aluminium production by smelters in the People’s Republic of China fell yet again in the year’s penultimate month from last year. The National Development and Reform Commission said on Thursday that November’s total aluminium output came to 2.35 million metric tons, which was a drop of 16.8 percent […]

Chinese Government Says Aluminium Output Continued to Fall in October

According to numbers released by Beijing on Tuesday, aluminium output from smelters in the People’s Republic of China fell for the fourth consecutive month in October. Numbers supplied by China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) claim that the Middle Kingdom produced 2.55 million metric tons over the course of the tenth month of the year, […]