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Despite Power Cuts, China’s Aluminium Output In November Off By Only 1.8 Percent On The Year

Despite Power Cuts, China’s Aluminium Output In November Off By Only 1.8 Percent On The Year

An explosion at an aluminium smelter in Yunnan and energy supply cuts conspired to hold China’s aluminium output in November slightly below the prior month’s total. Such was the story told by production numbers released by Beijing last week. Per production numbers,...

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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 […]