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

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...

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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 […]

Beijing Mandates Aluminium Capacity Replacement Occur by Year’s End

The People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) advised domestic aluminium smelters on Wednesday that those who were legally entitled to replace capacity closed since 2011 are obligated to do so by the end of this year. The MIIT statement continued by indicating that the rule applies to firms that produce […]

Official Numbers Show Another Drop in China’s Aluminium Production in November

According to numbers released late last week, aluminium production by smelters in the People’s Republic of China fell yet again in the year’s penultimate month from last year. The National Development and Reform Commission said on Thursday that November’s total aluminium output came to 2.35 million metric tons, which was a drop of 16.8 percent […]

Aluminium Capacity Cuts Announced in China’s Shanxi Province

The global aluminium market continues to be cautiously optimistic in the face of news from the People’s Republic of China that capacity cuts have been announced for cities outside the country’s 26+2 program. According to a notice posted Sunday on a local government website, administrators in the western Shanxi province city of Lüliang will soon […]

Enforcement Against Illegal Aluminium Smelters Planned for This Week in Xinjiang

Aluminium prices in the People’s Republic of China are up thanks to indications from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region that a long-promised crackdown on illegal smelting capacity is underway. According to a document obtained by Bloomberg, local governments will begin checks this week on smelters built since the spring of 2013 that are in violation […]