china aluminium capacity

Beijing Shuttered 320,000 MT/Year in Aluminium Capacity in 2016: Information Ministry

Beijing Shuttered 320,000 MT/Year in Aluminium Capacity in 2016: Information Ministry

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium sector shed 320 thousand metric tons per year of aluminium capacity in 2016 according to an announcement on the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology website that was published on Wednesday. The announcement also revealed...

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Aluminum Association Files First-Ever Unfair Trade Case with US Government

The Aluminum Association has taken a groundbreaking step against the People’s Republic of China’s aluminium trade practices today when it filed its first-ever unfair trade case with the United States government. The association’s Trade Enforcement Working Group filed cases with the United States Department of Commerce and the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) alleging […]

China battles air pollution and aluminium overcapacity

A recent proposal by China’s government to halt some coal and metals production facilities to fight air pollution over the winter could affect alumina refineries and would create shortages of alumina, if implemented, but would have a limited impact on aluminium supply. This could be concluded from the latest information coming from China after The […]

Parting Shot – Obama Administration Takes China’s Aluminium Overcapacity to WTO

The Obama Administration initiated a complaint at the World Trade Organization on Thursday over government subsidies given to aluminium producers by the People’s Republic of China. This complaint, which is the sixteenth (and likely final) such complaint against China with the trade body, alleges that Beijing has been handing out low-interest loans and energy subsidies […]