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China’s Economic Indicators Show Government Bringing Aluminium Overcapacity Under Control

China’s Economic Indicators Show Government Bringing Aluminium Overcapacity Under Control

Economic indicators from the People’s Republic of China show that the government is steadily working towards reining in the problematic overcapacity its domestic smelters has built up over the past few years. The latest economic plans from Beijing indicate a shift from...

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Automotive Demand for Aluminium Will Outstrip Chinese Capacity Restarts: Brandtzæg

Aluminium’s rally will be sustained by the auto industry, propelling demand that will outpace the People’s Republic of China’s rising production, according to Norsk Hydro’s Svein Richard Brandtzæg. Hydro’s CEO was quoted in an interview in London’s Financial Times. The market price for aluminium has risen ten percent in the West and thirteen percent in […]

Indian Smelters Gearing Up to Take On Flood of Chinese Aluminium

India’s aluminium companies are rebooting in an effort to combat the flooding of their domestic market by the government-subsidized smelters in the People’s Republic of China. Hindalco currently owns 46% of the domestic aluminium market share, but imports from China fill the second-largest slice of the market at just over a one-fifth share. China’s tremendous […]

Argentina Opens Anti-Dumping Probe Over Chinese Aluminium Alloy Wheel Imports

The government of Argentina has begun an investigation to determine whether sanctions are in order against the People’s Republic of China for dumping aluminium alloy wheels on the Argentine market. News of the probe came from an announcement on the Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau of China’s Ministry of Commerce late on Wednesday, according to […]

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 flat-rolled products by 5% month-on-month to 155,000 metric tons, and aluminium foil exports […]