China aluminium production

Enforcement Against Illegal Aluminium Smelters Planned for This Week in Xinjiang

Enforcement Against Illegal Aluminium Smelters Planned for This Week in Xinjiang

Aluminium prices in the People’s Republic of China are up thanks to indications from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region that a long-promised crackdown on illegal smelting capacity is underway. According to a document obtained by Bloomberg, local governments will begin checks this...

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World Leaders Have Harsh Words for China’s Overcapacity at G20 Summit

The 2016 G20 Hangzhou summit concluded yesterday, and the continually problematic overcapacity in China’s metals industry attracted the attention of the assembled world leaders. Along with the global focus on steel, the continuing glut in China’s aluminium production came into the crosshairs as well. The relevant portion of the official communique, published late last night […]

Aluminium prices at 13-month highs

Base metals prices were at multi-week highs during the first half of July as uncertainty after the Brexit referendum faded away, while investors, expecting more stimulus measures around the world, have reversed the short-term bets on lower prices. The LMEX base metals index climbed to a new ten-week high of 2,430 points on Monday, July […]

Argentina Opens Anti-Dumping Probe Over Chinese Aluminium Alloy Wheel Imports

The government of Argentina has begun an investigation to determine whether sanctions are in order against the People’s Republic of China for dumping aluminium alloy wheels on the Argentine market. News of the probe came from an announcement on the Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau of China’s Ministry of Commerce late on Wednesday, according to […]