China aluminium production

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

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...

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China’s Imports Of Aluminium Fell By Over One-Third In July

A sharp uptick in domestic aluminium production coupled with a drop in overseas supplies squeezed aluminium imports into the People’s Republic of China, dropping the flow of foreign aluminium by over one-third in July. According to newly-released numbers from the General Administration of Customs, imports of aluminium into the Middle Kingdom fell by 38.3 percent […]

China’s Aluminium Smelters Continue High Production While Domestic Prices Fall

Data from the People’s Republic of China shows that the country’s output of aluminium is poised to continue at a high level despite the continuing decline in prices of the commodity. According to state-run metals research organization Antaike, the Middle Kingdom’s aluminium producers will finish the third quarter with production of 10.42 million metric tons, […]

China Aluminium Production Up By 3.2 Percent In June

Production of primary aluminium in the People’s Republic of China was off by 0.9 percent on the month in June, but it was better by 3.2 percent on the year, likely due to an increase in aluminium prices over last year. According to data released by Antaike last week, Chinese producers churned out 3.39 million […]

Global Aluminium Trade Groups Call On G7 To Rein In Chinese Subsidies

Last week the Aluminum Association, European Aluminium, the Aluminium Association of Canada, and the Japan Aluminium Association came together to release Towards a Fairer and Cleaner Trade in Aluminium, a policymaker briefing that details the manifest harm exacted by state subsidies of aluminium production by the People’s Republic of China to the global economy and […]

Chinese Aluminium Firms Ordered To Cut Carbon Dioxide Output By 18 Percent By 2025

Last week the Chinese government tasked state-owned enterprises to cut their energy consumption per CN¥10,000 (US$1,570) by 15 percent and their carbon dioxide output by 18 percent by 2025. The move is part of a wider push to drive energy-intensive industries including aluminium and steel to reach the energy-efficiency standards Beijing set out earlier in […]