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India To Begin Limiting Aluminium And Copper Imports From China And Other Asian Neighbors

India To Begin Limiting Aluminium And Copper Imports From China And Other Asian Neighbors

Indian government and aluminium industry sources told Reuters earlier this week that the country is soon to begin monitoring aluminium and copper imports in an effort at containing the flow of both metals into its market from the People’s Republic of China...

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China Alumina and Aluminium Production Up In April

Recent figures from the Shanghai Metals Market (SMM) show a slight rebound in China’s aluminium market. The country posted production figures of 5.65 million tonnes of alumina in April, which correspond to daily output of 179,800 tonnes, a 2.62% increase month-on-month. Total metallurgical-grade alumina production for the first four months of 2020 clocked in at […]

China Aluminium Demand Growing, Rio Tinto Upbeat

According to research from consulting research center Antaike, Chinese aluminium demand has grown between 150,000 and 200,000 tonnes in the last month due to a coronavirus induced scrap shortage. Antaike points the finger for declining scrap supplies to falling imports and decreases in recycling activity registered since the end of the Lunar New Year. “Price […]

ShFE Aluminium Stocks Decline and CRU Predicts 4 Million Tonne Surplus In 2020

Data shows that aluminium stocks on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) have fallen for the first time in 2020, going down by 5,922 tons, or 1.1% from the previous week. However, as the coronavirus outbreak spreading across the global has weakened demand, China is likely to see its aluminium exports decline. Wen Xianjun, vice chairman […]