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

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...

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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 […]

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 the Middle Kingdom brought in 355,999 metric tons of primary aluminium last month, […]

China’s Primary Aluminium Production Jumps By 7.9 Percent In September

The People’s Republic of China saw a 7.9-percent rise on the year of primary aluminium last month, reaching a total of 3.16 million metric tons according to the National Bureau of Statistics’ numbers released yesterday. Experts chalk up the increase to new capacity coming online over the summer, which pushed the daily average to a […]

Alba Partners With CRU On Virtual Market Update Conference

Last week Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) hosted the first-of-its-kind virtual market update session for customers around the globe. The initiative was a partnership between Alba and CRU and took place over four days. The program was divided up into two-day segments, and speakers at the event updated the market on Alba’s response to the coronavirus […]