China aluminium production

Differing Statements By Hongqiao Regarding Damage, Closures After Typhoon Lekima Cause Concern

Differing Statements By Hongqiao Regarding Damage, Closures After Typhoon Lekima Cause Concern

The world’s premier aluminium producer left the market in a state of confusion earlier this month after the firm released seemingly contradictory statements regarding the state of its facilities in the wake of Typhoon Lekima. Within hours of the passage of the...

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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 […]

Surviving the Aluminium Bear Market

“Aluminium drops as bears attack, others wait for news on China”, was the headline of a recent Reuters news report on base metals. The piece noted: “Aluminium prices slipped as bearish speculators kept up selling pressure, while other base metals were lacklustre ahead of the conclusion of U.S.-China trade talks”. The overall gloomy economic climate […]