China aluminium industry

Yunnan To Ease Power Curbs And Boost Aluminium Smelting Capacity Later This Month

Yunnan To Ease Power Curbs And Boost Aluminium Smelting Capacity Later This Month

The Yunnan government is easing off on power usage restrictions later this month, which is likely to boost aluminium output in the region according to sources claiming knowledge of the situation. The region has been struggling through drought in recent months, which...


China’s Aluminium Production Sets New Record High In 2022 As Imports Fall Off

Numbers released this week by Beijing show that the People’s Republic of China’s aluminium production rose to a new record high last year as imports of primary aluminium fell off steeply from the prior year’s total. In 2022, aluminium smelters in China bested the prior year’s production by 4.5 percent, setting the new record at […]

Brazil To Enact Import Duties On Aluminium Sheet Imports From China

The Brazilian government has become the next jurisdiction to impose trade sanctions on imports of aluminium from sellers in the People’s Republic of China. According to an announcement from China’s Ministry of Commerce late last week, the Brazilian government will begin to impose countervailing duties at the end of March on aluminium sheet products exported […]

Aluminium Imports Into China Fall In November As Smelters Increase Production

Imports of aluminium into the People’s Republic of China fell by 35.7 percent on the year in November, while its domestic aluminium output rose by 9.4 percent from last year’s November total. November saw 255,744 metric tons of aluminium arrive on China’s shores according to newly-released data from the General Administration of Customs, better by […]

AEC Praises ITC’s Renewal Of Antidumping And Countervailing Duties Against China’s Aluminium Extruders

Trade group American Extruders Council (AEC) lauded the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) unanimous decision this week to extend protections from subsidized aluminium imports from the People’s Republic of China. The ITC’s decision to extend protections for US aluminium extruders came in the five-year sunset review of the protections it enacted in 2017. ITC’s reviews […]