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China’s Power Cuts Reduce Country’s Total Aluminium Capacity By 7 Percent In 2021

China’s Power Cuts Reduce Country’s Total Aluminium Capacity By 7 Percent In 2021

Cutbacks on power supplies in the People’s Republic of China so far this year have translated in a cut of 7 percent of the country’s overall aluminium capacity. Such was the conclusion of a Wood Mackenzie report released yesterday. According to the...

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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 […]