China aluminium production

Sources Say Chinese Aluminium Firms Meeting To Discuss Domestic Price And Demand Woes

Sources Say Chinese Aluminium Firms Meeting To Discuss Domestic Price And Demand Woes

A trio of sources claiming knowledge told Reuters yesterday that representatives from China Hongqiao Group, Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco), and other Chinese major aluminium producers will hold a meeting today to hash out the implications of falling prices and weak...

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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 […]

Why Aluminium Prices Could Still Go Up in H2 2018

Base metals prices have been under pressure in recent weeks due to the looming trade war between the US and the rest of the world. Though imposing unilateral tariffs on Chinese aluminium, steel and many other goods was not a surprise per se, tariffs on steel and especially aluminium coming from U.S. allies, as well […]

Despite Trump Tariffs, China’s Aluminium Production Rose 1.5 Percent in May

Undeterred by tariffs placed upon aluminium imports by the Trump administration the month prior, output of the metal by the People’s Republic of China in May totaled 2.79 million metric tons for the month, up 1.5 percent over the previous year. Per numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics yesterday, Chinese smelters produced 90 […]