China aluminium production

Aluminium prices at 13-month highs

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...


China’s Aluminium Output Drops in January and February

According to data released yesterday by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI), aluminium output from the People’s Republic of China has dropped by 461 thousand metric tons per month between December 2015 and February 2016. February’s output of 2,070 thousand metric tons is down 686 thousand metric tons from a twelve-month high of 2,756 thousand metric […]

A way of optimism lifts metal prices

Base metal prices surged in February after the lowest start of the year since the global financial crisis in 2009, as a way of optimism prevailed among investors on stronger than expected U.S. economic data. Both aluminium and copper prices reached the highest levels for the previous three months, with aluminium LME cash price for […]

China’s Aluminium Production Falls Again in January

According to newly-released data from the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNIA), aluminium production in the People’s Republic of China continued its decline in the month of January. The decline in January is part of a larger pattern of a declining output for the country over the past year. China’s aluminium industry posted month-on-month declines […]