China aluminium production

Despite December Restarts, 2019’s Aluminium Production Drop Is China’s First In A Decade

Despite December Restarts, 2019’s Aluminium Production Drop Is China’s First In A Decade

Experts say weak demand and trans-Pacific trade tensions are the culprits for the People’s Republic of China’s first net production drop in aluminium in a decade over the course of 2019. According to numbers published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)...

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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 […]

Chalco Passes Rusal As World’s Second-Biggest Aluminium Producer

In a move that places it ahead of now-former second-place firm U.C. Rusal, the People’s Republic of China’s Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) said on Friday that it bumped up total production by 18 percent over the course of last year, making it the second-most-prolific aluminium producer on Earth. Reporting from Reuters described a […]