China aluminium industry

Dirty Metal – China’s Troublesome Tether Between Coal And Aluminium

Dirty Metal – China’s Troublesome Tether Between Coal And Aluminium

The year 2019 has been a red-letter year for the aluminium sector in the People’s Republic of China. Despite trade tensions, tariffs, reciprocal tariffs, environmental crackdowns, and all manner of price fluctuations across the entire spectrum of the aluminium value chain, the...

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U.S. Tariffs Notwithstanding, China’s Aluminium Exports Rose By 0.2% in April

Despite the blanket tariffs on aluminium imports imposed by the Trump administration, exports of the metal from the People’s Republic of China in April were slightly above the amount shipped in March. According to numbers lately released by China’s General Administration of Customs, 451 thousand metric tons of raw aluminium and aluminium products departed Chinese […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 that the Middle Kingdom also shuttered almost eleven million metric tons per annum […]