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Yunnan Regulators Order Further Aluminium Output Cuts As Winter Approaches

Yunnan Regulators Order Further Aluminium Output Cuts As Winter Approaches

Regulators in Yunnan province have warned aluminium producers powered by hydropower sources to keep average monthly outputs at August levels for the remainder of the year. A document from the Yunnan Development and Reform Commission obtained by Reuters ordered the cuts, which...

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Hongqiao Ordered To Cut 550 Thousand Metric Tons Of Capacity Through Mid-March

The most prolific aluminium producer on Earth will be compelled to cut over half a million metric tons per annum of production capacity over the winter months as part of the state’s effort at fighting smog production. According to documents obtained by Reuters, the Shandong province’s city of Binzhou has ordered the closure of five […]

Xinfa Escapes Seasonal Aluminium Production Cuts To Capacity In Shandong

A top aluminium smelter in the People’s Republic of China has escaped winter metal production cuts for 2018-2019, and will be mandated to drop alumina production by only a tenth for two months this season. Per documents published by the Liaocheng Economic and Information Technology Committee and acquired by Reuters, Shandong Xinfa Aluminium Group is […]

China To Repeat Winter Aluminium Output Cuts In November

The People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said yesterday that the winter output cuts it mandated last winter would happen again this year. Saying that the action is pursuant to Beijing’s wider objectives on air quality improvement, the MIIT declared that cuts of 30 percent for the alumina and aluminium sector […]

U.S. Tariffs Notwithstanding, China’s Aluminium Exports Rose By 0.2% in April

Despite the blanket tariffs on aluminium imports imposed by the Trump administration, exports of the metal from the People’s Republic of China in April were slightly above the amount shipped in March. According to numbers lately released by China’s General Administration of Customs, 451 thousand metric tons of raw aluminium and aluminium products departed Chinese […]