China Hongqiao Group

China Hongqiao Enters Downstream Sector, Purchases Aluminium Alloy Firm for US$1.6 BN

China Hongqiao Enters Downstream Sector, Purchases Aluminium Alloy Firm for US$1.6 BN

China Hongqiao Group Ltd. is reported to be planning to spend US$1.6 billion on a purchase of two aluminium processing firms. The deal, which was announced yesterday, will have the controversial firm taking charge of Loften Environmental Technology Co. Ltd., giving it...


Fitch Drops Hongqiao’s Outlook to Negative, Reaffirms its BB Rating

Fitch Ratings Inc. announced today that it has downgraded its Outlook on China Hongqiao Group’s Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) from Stable to Negative. According to the accompanying press release, the decision was made due to the firm’s “persistent high debt-funded capex, which has resulted high negative free cash flow (FCF) and […]

Chalco’s First-Half Results Up Thanks to Bump in Global Aluminium Prices

State-backed Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (Chalco) published results for the first half of 2016 on Thursday. The firm posted an increase in profits thanks to a modest recovery in the global aluminium market. The firm posted a net profit of US$8.62 million in the first six months of the year, which is a significant […]

China Hongqiao Misses Revenue Expectations for First Half of 2016

Results for Chinese aluminium giant China Hongqiao Group Ltd were lower than expected for the first half of 2016. The firm, still the world’s largest producer of aluminium, reported earnings for the period on Friday. At the end of the first half of 2016 the firm’s aggregate designated aluminium production capacity topped out at 5.9 […]

China Hongqiao Buys Beihai Xinhe from CITIC for US$320 MM

The People’s Republic of China’s China Hongqiao Group Ltd., the world’s top aluminium producer by volume, announced that it entered into an agreement last week to purchase the entire equity interests of Binzhou Municipal Beihai Xinhe New Material Co., Ltd. for US$320 million. Beihai Xinhe’s equity interests were held by China International Trust and Investment […]