China aluminium demand

Power Woes Across China Predicted To Push Short-Term Aluminium Demand

Power Woes Across China Predicted To Push Short-Term Aluminium Demand

An industry analyst last week noted the continuing power shortage in the People’s Republic of China and forecast that the situation is likely to bump demand for both aluminium and copper in the coming months. According to a report released by ANZ,...


China’s Aluminium Demand Rises 9.6% in First Half of 2017

Numbers just released from Beijing Antaike Information Co., Ltd (Antaike) show demand for refined aluminium in the People’s Republic of China jump by almost ten percent over the course of the first half of this year. According to the state-owned metals information service, the 9.6% year-on-year rise in demand is due to improvements in the […]

Why aluminium prices are set to increase in H2 2017

After a strong start in the first two months of the year, base metals prices have weakened recently in expectation of U.S. interest rate increase this month, which would drive up the US dollar. Speculations that China will cut aluminium and alumina production in several provinces to cope with air pollution were behind the 12% […]

Summaries from the 31st Metal Bulletin Aluminium Conference

The 31st Metal Bulletin aluminium conference took place at Melia Avenida America Hotel in Madrid, Spain, from September 27th to 29th. Almost 400 delegates from all over the world participated. The conference covered significant topics in the aluminium market over the course of eight sessions featuring over thirty speakers. Some of the highlights from the […]