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Two Chinese Firms Add Aluminium Smelting And Processing Capacity Amid Rise In Bauxite Imports

Two Chinese Firms Add Aluminium Smelting And Processing Capacity Amid Rise In Bauxite Imports

A pair of aluminium producers in the People’s Republic of China announced additions in capacity totaling 205 thousand metric tons per annum late last week. On Friday, Shanxi Chinalco Huarun revealed a plan to bump aluminium capacity by 125 thousand metric tons...

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Strong Prices And Weak Yuan Propel China’s June Aluminium Exports Higher

Tariffs enacted this spring by the Trump administration and the resulting marketplace turmoil did little to diminish the output of aluminium smelters in the People’s Republic of China. Quite the opposite, as June saw China’s aluminium smelters combine to export over 500 thousand metric tons for just the second time in recorded history. Per customs […]

Henan Shenhuo Announces Relocation of 450 Kt of Aluminium Smelting Capacity to Yunnan

Seen by many as a continuing testament to Yunnan province’s growing attractiveness to the country’s aluminium smelters, Henan Shenhuo Coal & Power Co will soon be transferring almost half a million metric tons of smelting capacity to the province. Per a notice released by the Yunnan Industry and Information Technology Commission, the firm plans to […]

Higher Prices Pull China’s Aluminium Production to Nine-Month Highs in April

Higher prices and the end of winter restrictions drove aluminium production in the People’s Republic of China to its highest level in nine months, reaching a country-wide total of 2.77 million metric tons of virgin aluminium in the month of April. According to numbers released yesterday by the country’s National Bureau of Statistics, production of […]

China’s Henan Province Ousts Neighboring Shandong Province As Aluminium Leader

Data released yesterday by the People’s Republic of China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that, for the first time in years, Henan province’s output of primary aluminium surpassed that of neighboring Shandong province, becoming the country’s premier aluminium-producing region. According to NBS data, smelters in Henan province combined to produce 12.12 million metric tons […]

China’s Aluminium Production in December Up by 15.3 Percent From Previous Month

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium production came roaring back in December to levels not seen since early summer according to numbers released by the government on Thursday. China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that the Middle Kingdom produced 2.71 million metric tons in the final month of 2017, good for a 15.3-percent rise […]