China aluminium industry

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

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...

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China Xingfa Resumes Trading After Announcing Privatization Plans

Shares of China Xingfa Aluminium resumed trading on Friday after remaining idle for over a week on the announcement that the state-owned enterprise would soon be de-listing from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Representatives from the firm filed an announcement on Thursday indicating that the aluminium smelter is planning to privatize. Its majority shareholder, the […]

Baby Steps in China’s Long March to Rein In Overcapacity?

Inner Mongolia’s provincial government recently counseled Inner Mongolia East high-tech Materials Co., Ltd. to cease production on its greenfield one million metric tons per annum smelter project, which had only begun within the past several weeks. In its announcement of the plant’s immediate shutdown, the government stressed the idea that economic development must be conducted […]

China to Increase Aluminium Consumption by One Fifth over Next Three Years: CNIA

An aluminium industry group in the People’s Republic of China said that the country plans to increase domestic aluminium demand by eighteen percent over the next three years. Increases are expected to come from the use of high-end products in construction and transportation. The China Nonferrous Industry Association said on Tuesday that the Middle Kingdom […]

Indian Smelters Gearing Up to Take On Flood of Chinese Aluminium

India’s aluminium companies are rebooting in an effort to combat the flooding of their domestic market by the government-subsidized smelters in the People’s Republic of China. Hindalco currently owns 46% of the domestic aluminium market share, but imports from China fill the second-largest slice of the market at just over a one-fifth share. China’s tremendous […]