Paul Adkins

Experts See Arbitrage Window Widening In Post-Coronavirus China

Experts See Arbitrage Window Widening In Post-Coronavirus China

Traders in and analysts of the People’s Republic of China’s aluminium trade expressed high hopes for a strong recovery last week, noting a possible arbritrage opportunity may be in the works. According to unnamed individuals who spoke with Reuters this week, market...

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Hongqiao Ordered To Cut 550 Thousand Metric Tons Of Capacity Through Mid-March

The most prolific aluminium producer on Earth will be compelled to cut over half a million metric tons per annum of production capacity over the winter months as part of the state’s effort at fighting smog production. According to documents obtained by Reuters, the Shandong province’s city of Binzhou has ordered the closure of five […]

Strong Prices And Weak Yuan Propel China’s June Aluminium Exports Higher

Tariffs enacted this spring by the Trump administration and the resulting marketplace turmoil did little to diminish the output of aluminium smelters in the People’s Republic of China. Quite the opposite, as June saw China’s aluminium smelters combine to export over 500 thousand metric tons for just the second time in recorded history. Per customs […]

Chinalco Inks Partnership With Yunnan Aluminium for Access to 1.6 MTPA Smelting Capacity

A partnership announced yesterday by Yunnan Aluminium between Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco) and Yunnan Metallurgical Group will see the emergence of a new Chinalco with greater access to the significant hydropower resources of Yunnan province. Per an agreement signed in Kunming on Sunday, Yunnan Metallurgical Group, owner of Yunnan Aluminum Co Ltd., is to […]

China’s Henan Province Ousts Neighboring Shandong Province As Aluminium Leader

Data released yesterday by the People’s Republic of China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that, for the first time in years, Henan province’s output of primary aluminium surpassed that of neighboring Shandong province, becoming the country’s premier aluminium-producing region. According to NBS data, smelters in Henan province combined to produce 12.12 million metric tons […]