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Shanghai Aluminium Futures Break CNY14,000/Tonne Barrier For First Time Since Halloween

Shanghai Aluminium Futures Break CNY14,000/Tonne Barrier For First Time Since Halloween

Spurred on by a drop in inventories and an expected surge in demand, aluminium futures rose at the Shanghai Futures Exchange to their highest level since the end of October on Monday. With data showing that aluminium inventories in Shanghai’s warehouses fell...

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Chinese Smelter Ramp-Ups Increase Aluminium Production By 1.6 Percent In June

Aluminium smelter ramp-ups pushed production numbers higher last month according to data provided by the People’s Republic of China, raising overall output by 1.6 percent in the month to 2.83 million metric tons. According to numbers released yesterday by China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the Middle Kingdom smelted on average 94 thousand metric tons […]

Strong Prices And Weak Yuan Propel China’s June Aluminium Exports Higher

Tariffs enacted this spring by the Trump administration and the resulting marketplace turmoil did little to diminish the output of aluminium smelters in the People’s Republic of China. Quite the opposite, as June saw China’s aluminium smelters combine to export over 500 thousand metric tons for just the second time in recorded history. Per customs […]

Higher Prices Pull China’s Aluminium Production to Nine-Month Highs in April

Higher prices and the end of winter restrictions drove aluminium production in the People’s Republic of China to its highest level in nine months, reaching a country-wide total of 2.77 million metric tons of virgin aluminium in the month of April. According to numbers released yesterday by the country’s National Bureau of Statistics, production of […]

U.S. Tariffs Notwithstanding, China’s Aluminium Exports Rose By 0.2% in April

Despite the blanket tariffs on aluminium imports imposed by the Trump administration, exports of the metal from the People’s Republic of China in April were slightly above the amount shipped in March. According to numbers lately released by China’s General Administration of Customs, 451 thousand metric tons of raw aluminium and aluminium products departed Chinese […]

China’s Exports of Aluminium Reach Fourth-Highest Total Ever in March

Despite fighting what may prove to be the opening skirmishes of a wider trade war, exports of aluminium from the People’s Republic of China reached nine-month highs last month, cashing in on higher prices for the metal. According to experts, the limited impact of the Trump administration’s blanket 10-percent tariffs upon all imported aluminium was […]