China aluminium production

Chalco’s First-Half Aluminium Production Falls Behind Rusal To 1.86 MMT

Chalco’s First-Half Aluminium Production Falls Behind Rusal To 1.86 MMT

Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) struggled in the opening half of 2020, as profits fell by 95 percent and its aluminium production fell behind its Russian rival Rusal during the year’s first six months. For the first half of 2020, Chalco...

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Smelter Restarts Push China’s May Aluminium Production Up By 2.1 Percent

Aluminium smelter restarts and a recovery in prices helped drive up China’s output last month, pushing production up by 2.4 percent on the year. Such was the story told by numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday. May saw 2.98 million metric tons of aluminium roll out of Chinese smelters, up […]

Half-Year Report: Aluminium Prices Still Under Pressure

Base metals prices continued to slide in May and early June, with metals traded on the LME witnessing some serious losses, causing the index to drop by 6.6% in May. The reason for this fall remains the same: investors are cautious about demand for metals amid a lack of progress in the prolonged U.S.-China trade […]

China’s Daily Aluminium Production Lowest Since October

The per-day aluminium production of smelters in the People’s Republic of China fell by 3.6 percent in March, dropping to a nadir not seen since last fall. Such was the picture painted by numbers released by Reuters yesterday, which were derived from figures announced by the National Bureau of Statistics earlier in the day. Per […]