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China’s Aluminium Production in December Up by 15.3 Percent From Previous Month

China’s Aluminium Production in December Up by 15.3 Percent From Previous Month

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium production came roaring back in December to levels not seen since early summer according to numbers released by the government on Thursday. China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that the Middle Kingdom produced 2.71 million...

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Trump Administration National Security Plan to Promote Tariffs on Aluminium

A senior official in the administration of United States president Donald Trump told Reuters on Tuesday that the Trump government is preparing to introduce a new national security strategy that may include import tariffs on aluminium. The official, who was not named in Reuters’ reporting, referred to a strategy document released on Monday. The document […]

Aluminium Capacity Cuts in China Likely to Surpass Initial Estimates

According to reports by domestic media, aluminium producers in the People’s Republic of China may make cuts to excess capacity that are deeper than initially expected. Sources at Xinjiang Jiarun Resources told Chinese media that its second-phase 150 thousand metric ton smelter will cut capacity per government requirements by Friday. Another source, namely Liu Lingan […]

Chinese Government Suspends 2 MMT of Aluminium Capacity in Xinjiang

Three aluminium operations in the People’s Republic of China with a combined nameplate capacity of two million metric tons now stand idle after the government determined that the firms operating them have been violating regulations put in place to limit capacity. According to a report in the state-run China Security Times on Sunday that was […]

U.S. Commerce Department Launches Dumping Probe Over Chinese Aluminium Foil

The United States Department of Commerce announced on Tuesday that it has begun a new pair of investigations of aluminium foil imported from suppliers in the People’s Republic of China. The antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations launched Tuesday are the result of a petition filed earlier this month by the Aluminum Association […]