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CRU Debuts New Sustainability Intelligence Service for Commodities

CRU Debuts New Sustainability Intelligence Service for Commodities

Market research firm CRU launched a new product earlier this week that is aimed at helping aluminium and other commodity suppliers reduce their overall carbon footprint. The new Sustainability and Emissions Service offers intelligence on a wide variety of commodities from the...


China Hongqiao Aluminium Capacity Move To Yunnan Postponed Due To Power Cuts

The world’s biggest non-state-owned aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group said last week the planned relocation of aluminium capacity to Yunnan has been postponed due to energy limits put in place by the provincial government. Hongqiao chairman Zhang Bo said at Antaike’s China International Aluminium Week on Wednesday that the move of 3 million metric tons […]

Tsingshan Planning 1 MMTPA Aluminium Smelter In Indonesia

A new entrant to the People’s Republic of China’s aluminium sector is planning a 1 million metric ton per annum aluminium smelter for Indonesia. According to a report by CRU, Tsingshan Holding Group is planning to enter the field by building the new aluminium smelter in conjunction with Huafon Group. The firm operates an industrial […]

China To Release Up To 900 MMT Of Primary Aluminium In Coming Months: CRU

An expert on the metals market in the People’s Republic of China advised its clients that the Middle Kingdom is preparing to release hundreds of thousands of metric tons of raw aluminium in an effort at depressing the market for the metal. According to CRU, China’s National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration could release between […]

China Smelts Record High 3.35 MM Metric Tons Of Aluminium In April

A jump in aluminium supply in Inner Mongolia helped push the People’s Republic of China’s aluminium production level to a new record in April. China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported earlier this week that the Middle Kingdom’s total aluminium output for the month was 3.35 million metric tons. Last month’s output bests March’s total of […]