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“Sucking Sound” Of Loss Of Aluminium Smelting Capacity The Result Of Beijing Subsidies: Alcoa CEO Harvey

“Sucking Sound” Of Loss Of Aluminium Smelting Capacity The Result Of Beijing Subsidies: Alcoa CEO Harvey

Monstrous subsidies from Beijing is contributing to the continued bloat of aluminium production in the People’s Republic of China according to Alcoa Corporation’s CEO Roy Harvey, and he’s working to muster support from government officials around the globe to help put a...

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Senator Schumer Calls for Prompt Action on Aluminium Imports from Trump Administration

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) published an open letter to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday, urging the executive branch to come to a timely resolution for the overcapacity of aluminium drowning the domestic aluminium industry. Citing the national security concerns raised […]

Over a Quarter of China’s Aluminium Capacity May Be Illegal

Numbers recently released by the government of the People’s Republic of China indicate that over one-fourth of the country’s smelting capacity is operating in violation of environmental regulations. According to a report published on a popular Chinese news site, the of the 44.673 million metric tons per annum operated by the domestic aluminium industry, five […]

European Aluminium Lobbies G20 for Global Forum on Aluminium Capacity

Trade advocacy group European Aluminium is urging the G20 to establish a worldwide forum regarding excess aluminium capacity when it holds its annual summit in Hamburg next week. EA made the appeal on Thursday, asking the group to put into place a forum where transparent data and monitoring tools would be available to counter supply […]

Enforcement Against Illegal Aluminium Smelters Planned for This Week in Xinjiang

Aluminium prices in the People’s Republic of China are up thanks to indications from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region that a long-promised crackdown on illegal smelting capacity is underway. According to a document obtained by Bloomberg, local governments will begin checks this week on smelters built since the spring of 2013 that are in violation […]

Beijing Shuttered 320,000 MT/Year in Aluminium Capacity in 2016: Information Ministry

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium sector shed 320 thousand metric tons per year of aluminium capacity in 2016 according to an announcement on the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology website that was published on Wednesday. The announcement also revealed that the Middle Kingdom also shuttered almost eleven million metric tons per annum […]