Japanese Q4 Aluminium Premium Dips Amid Sluggish Demand

Japanese Q4 Aluminium Premium Dips Amid Sluggish Demand

Japan’s aluminium premium for the fourth quarter shipments decreased 24% to US$97 per metric ton, down from US$127.5 per metric ton in the previous quarter, according to sources close to the pricing discussions. This figure is the lowest since the Q1 of...


Rio Tinto Partners With Marubeni To Increase Aluminium Sustainability In Japan

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group is teaming up with Japanese trader and business conglomerate Marubeni Corporation on a collaboration to purchase Rio Tinto’s low-carbon aluminium for sale to Japanese downstream manufacturers. The firm said that the Collaboration Agreement’s first sale of RenewAl low-carbon aluminium will be to a major Japanese motorcycle manufacturer. The high-purity […]

Marubeni Now Offering Low-Carbon Aluminium Ingot On Its Trading Platform

Japanese trading house Marubeni said last week it will soon begin offering low-carbon aluminium ingot to Japanese buyers in response to domestic buyers’ desire for more options that are produced with lower amounts of greenhouse gas emissions. Buyers in the transport, packaging, and construction sectors have been particularly interested in low-carbon aluminium products, ahead of […]

Aluminerie Alouette Sets Record For Aluminium Production At Pointe-Noire

Quebec aluminium smelter Aluminerie Alouette announced this week that its output during 2020 set a production record, besting its previous high-water mark set in 2016. “Aluminerie Alouette in 2020 broke its record of all time with an annual production of 620,706 tons of aluminium,” quoted AlCircle from its 2020 review statement. “It was a special […]