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China Returns To Net Aluminium Exporter In September

China Returns To Net Aluminium Exporter In September

Typically a net exporter of primary aluminium by a wide margin, the People’s Republic of China reverted to the same in September per numbers just released by the central government. Numbers released by the General Administration of Customs on Friday indicated that...

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China Hongqiao Planning New Aluminium Smelter In Yunnan

World-leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group Ltd. is reportedly in talks with officials from the Yunnan provincial government to build a new aluminium smelter in the region. “They are in the process of discussing this issue,” explained Yunnan’s vice governor Dong Hua to Reuters earlier this week. “Once they have discussed it, you will know.” […]

Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned aluminum production outages at two of the country’s main smelters helped drop the People’s Republic of China’s total production by 0.5 percent on the month in August according to numbers released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Per Beijing’s numbers, China’s aluminium smelters combined to produce 2.97 million metric tons of primary […]

China’s Daily Aluminium Production Lowest Since October

The per-day aluminium production of smelters in the People’s Republic of China fell by 3.6 percent in March, dropping to a nadir not seen since last fall. Such was the picture painted by numbers released by Reuters yesterday, which were derived from figures announced by the National Bureau of Statistics earlier in the day. Per […]