China aluminium production

Aluminium Semis Exports from China Still Down Despite MoM Increase in May

Aluminium Semis Exports from China Still Down Despite MoM Increase in May

According to numbers recently released from the People’s Republic of China, aluminium semis exports rose in the month of May by 1.4% month-on-month and 2.9% year-on-year. The rise to 374,000 metric tons of exported semis is attributed to a corresponding rise in...


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 […]

Light at the End of the Aluminium Tunnel?

Good news in the current aluminium market is hard to find these days. Analysis from all corners have painted a pessimistic picture of the commodity for a while now. Goldman Sachs recently released a report saying that, among the entire metals market, the firm was “most bearish” on aluminium, that the market was facing “the […]