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China’s Aluminium Production Rose By 12 Percent In July As Closed Capacity Reopens

China’s Aluminium Production Rose By 12 Percent In July As Closed Capacity Reopens

Aluminium output by smelters in the People’s Republic of China was at near-record highs again last month according to numbers just released by National Bureau of Statistics, as smelters reopened a significant portion of the capacity that was closed at this time...

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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, […]

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 […]