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Shanxi Government Hopes to Entice Aluminium Smelting Capacity with Preferred Access to Bauxite Resources

Shanxi Government Hopes to Entice Aluminium Smelting Capacity with Preferred Access to Bauxite Resources

The government of one of the People’s Republic of China’s northern provinces announced earlier this week that it would be willing to barter choice cuts of its bauxite stores for companies that move aluminium smelting capacity to the area. Aluminum Corp of...

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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, […]

Aluminium Capacity Cuts Announced in China’s Shanxi Province

The global aluminium market continues to be cautiously optimistic in the face of news from the People’s Republic of China that capacity cuts have been announced for cities outside the country’s 26+2 program. According to a notice posted Sunday on a local government website, administrators in the western Shanxi province city of Lüliang will soon […]

Hongquao’s Hometown Declares 2.5 Million MTPA in Seasonal Aluminium Capacity Cuts

The government of the Shandong city of Binzhou recently announced the closure of around 2.5 million metric tons per annum of aluminium smelting capacity over the coming winter months. Although the city is the home base of world’s leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group, the document, which was obtained by Reuters and authenticated by an […]

China Estimates Domestic Aluminium Demand to Increase by 6 Percent in 2018

According to numbers released by the state, the People’s Republic of China will see a 6-percent rise in refined aluminium demand in 2018, rising from this year’s estimated demand of 34.8 million metric tons to 36.9 million metric tons. Beijing Antaike Information Co., Ltd (Antaike) indicated in its report that demand from aluminum alloy wall, […]