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

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...

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Chinese Government Suspends 2 MMT of Aluminium Capacity in Xinjiang

Three aluminium operations in the People’s Republic of China with a combined nameplate capacity of two million metric tons now stand idle after the government determined that the firms operating them have been violating regulations put in place to limit capacity. According to a report in the state-run China Security Times on Sunday that was […]

Automotive Demand for Aluminium Will Outstrip Chinese Capacity Restarts: Brandtzæg

Aluminium’s rally will be sustained by the auto industry, propelling demand that will outpace the People’s Republic of China’s rising production, according to Norsk Hydro’s Svein Richard Brandtzæg. Hydro’s CEO was quoted in an interview in London’s Financial Times. The market price for aluminium has risen ten percent in the West and thirteen percent in […]

Indian Smelters Gearing Up to Take On Flood of Chinese Aluminium

India’s aluminium companies are rebooting in an effort to combat the flooding of their domestic market by the government-subsidized smelters in the People’s Republic of China. Hindalco currently owns 46% of the domestic aluminium market share, but imports from China fill the second-largest slice of the market at just over a one-fifth share. China’s tremendous […]