China alumina

China Alumina and Aluminium Production Up In April

China Alumina and Aluminium Production Up In April

Recent figures from the Shanghai Metals Market (SMM) show a slight rebound in China’s aluminium market. The country posted production figures of 5.65 million tonnes of alumina in April, which correspond to daily output of 179,800 tonnes, a 2.62% increase month-on-month. Total...


China’s Alumina Exports Fall By 37.9 Percent In November

Exports of alumina receded significantly in the year’s penultimate month, dropping by 37.9 percent to 285,696 metric tons in November. According to numbers released by China’s General Administration of Customs on Sunday, exports of aluminium’s precursor took a nosedive last month, down from record highs in October. The year’s tenth month witnessed 460,072 metric tons […]

China’s Alumina Exports In October Shatter Previous Records

Alumina issuing from refiners in the People’s Republic of China reached four-year highs in October thanks to a global market for the aluminium precursor that has been racked with upheaval and shortage for months. Per numbers issued by the General Administration of Customs on Friday, last month saw Chinese refiners ship 460,072 metric tons of […]

Alumina Shortages Prompt Ever-Greater Shipments From Chinese Refineries

Thanks to significant and ongoing turmoil in the global aluminium market, refiners of alumina in the People’s Republic of China have again been coaxed into selling their wares at large volumes on the international market. According to numbers from CRU, a favorable price arbitrage prompted Chinese refiners to sign contracts to ship over 140 thousand […]

Quartet Of NE China Cities Announce Cancellation Of Alumina Projects

Only days after the announcement by one northeastern Chinese city’s announcement that it would not go forward with what was planned to be the biggest alumina refinery on Earth, four more cities in the province announced that their own plans for alumina operations met their end on the chopping block as well. On Monday, wire […]