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Dirty Metal – China’s Troublesome Tether Between Coal And Aluminium

Dirty Metal – China’s Troublesome Tether Between Coal And Aluminium

The year 2019 has been a red-letter year for the aluminium sector in the People’s Republic of China. Despite trade tensions, tariffs, reciprocal tariffs, environmental crackdowns, and all manner of price fluctuations across the entire spectrum of the aluminium value chain, the...

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Aluminium Stakeholders Weigh In After Commerce Department’s Public Release of Section 232 Investigation Report

U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross released the department’s report on steel and aluminium imports investigated during the recent Section 232 national security investigation yesterday, in which the Department recommends a mix of tariffs and quotas on aluminium products entering from abroad, including from the People’s Republic of China. The reports, which were delivered […]

Beijing Shuttered 320,000 MT/Year in Aluminium Capacity in 2016: Information Ministry

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium sector shed 320 thousand metric tons per year of aluminium capacity in 2016 according to an announcement on the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology website that was published on Wednesday. The announcement also revealed that the Middle Kingdom also shuttered almost eleven million metric tons per annum […]

China Xingfa Resumes Trading After Announcing Privatization Plans

Shares of China Xingfa Aluminium resumed trading on Friday after remaining idle for over a week on the announcement that the state-owned enterprise would soon be de-listing from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Representatives from the firm filed an announcement on Thursday indicating that the aluminium smelter is planning to privatize. Its majority shareholder, the […]

AEC Joins China Trade Task Force

North American aluminium extrusion trade group Aluminum Extruders Council has signed on with the China Trade Task Force (CTTF) and its call to the United States and other global players to take action against the runaway overcapacity of aluminium flowing out of smelters from within the People’s Republic of China. “As an off-take for its […]