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China’s Aluminium Smelters Continue High Production While Domestic Prices Fall

China’s Aluminium Smelters Continue High Production While Domestic Prices Fall

Data from the People’s Republic of China shows that the country’s output of aluminium is poised to continue at a high level despite the continuing decline in prices of the commodity. According to state-run metals research organization Antaike, the Middle Kingdom’s aluminium...

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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 come on top of 1 million metric tons per annum of capacity that […]

China Smelts Record High 3.35 MM Metric Tons Of Aluminium In April

A jump in aluminium supply in Inner Mongolia helped push the People’s Republic of China’s aluminium production level to a new record in April. China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported earlier this week that the Middle Kingdom’s total aluminium output for the month was 3.35 million metric tons. Last month’s output bests March’s total of […]

Beijing Urges End To Aluminium Capacity’s Migration Westward

Beijing told aluminium smelters earlier this week that increased production in the country’s western regions shouldn’t be encouraged despite current industry trends. The central government made the same directive for coke production as well. The trend in recent months and years has been to transfer and add capacity in Yunnan province in order to take […]

China’s Primary Aluminium Production Jumps By 7.9 Percent In September

The People’s Republic of China saw a 7.9-percent rise on the year of primary aluminium last month, reaching a total of 3.16 million metric tons according to the National Bureau of Statistics’ numbers released yesterday. Experts chalk up the increase to new capacity coming online over the summer, which pushed the daily average to a […]