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

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 tensions, tariffs, reciprocal tariffs, environmental crackdowns, and all manner of price fluctuations across the entire spectrum of the aluminium value chain, the...

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Chinese Smelter Ramp-Ups Increase Aluminium Production By 1.6 Percent In June

Aluminium smelter ramp-ups pushed production numbers higher last month according to data provided by the People’s Republic of China, raising overall output by 1.6 percent in the month to 2.83 million metric tons. According to numbers released yesterday by China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the Middle Kingdom smelted on average 94 thousand metric tons […]

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 […]

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, […]