China aluminium production

Aluminium Market Update: Why Are Aluminium Prices Lagging Behind Other Base Metals?

Aluminium Market Update: Why Are Aluminium Prices Lagging Behind Other Base Metals?

Base metals prices have recovered significantly since January’s lows after news that the US and China are inching closer to signing a trade deal. According to reports, both sides will lower or remove tariffs upon signing a trade agreement, but it is...

Events

Main takeaways from the 33rd Metal Bulletin Aluminium Conference

The 33rd Metal Bulletin aluminium conference took place at the Berlin Hilton hotel in the German capital, between September 12-14. The main topics discussed at the conference, both at executive panels and during the lunch and coffee breaks, were the sanctions on UC Rusal and the US –China trade war, both seen as major sources […]

Rising Alumina Costs Lead To Aluminium Production Drop By Chinese Smelters In August

Rising inputs and shrinking margins led aluminium smelters in the People’s Republic of China to scale back production by 3 percent last month, ending a streak of monthly highs for production. Numbers released earlier this week by China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed production for the month of August totaling 2.84 million metric tons, […]

China’s Aluminium Demand To Level Off At 50 MMT In 2023 – CNIA

Though consumption is expected to slow, Beijing expects the country’s aluminium demand to rise as high as 50 million metric tons in 2023. So said the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association in a forecast released on Thursday. Per the CNIA, consumption will peak in 7 years due to the Chinese economy transitioning from a high-speed […]