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China’s Power Cuts Reduce Country’s Total Aluminium Capacity By 7 Percent In 2021

China’s Power Cuts Reduce Country’s Total Aluminium Capacity By 7 Percent In 2021

Cutbacks on power supplies in the People’s Republic of China so far this year have translated in a cut of 7 percent of the country’s overall aluminium capacity. Such was the conclusion of a Wood Mackenzie report released yesterday. According to the...

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Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned aluminum production outages at two of the country’s main smelters helped drop the People’s Republic of China’s total production by 0.5 percent on the month in August according to numbers released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Per Beijing’s numbers, China’s aluminium smelters combined to produce 2.97 million metric tons of primary […]

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 Metals Industry Association late last week. On Thursday, CNIA said that even a […]

Weak Aluminium Prices Fail To Hinder Record Production By Chinese Smelters In December

Though aluminium prices remained weak, Chinese smelters increased production last month, helping to propel the year’s output into record territory as well as setting a record in its own right. Such was the story told by official numbers released by the government earlier today. Data released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics indicated that the […]