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China’s Aluminium Production Sets New Record High In 2022 As Imports Fall Off

China’s Aluminium Production Sets New Record High In 2022 As Imports Fall Off

Numbers released this week by Beijing show that the People’s Republic of China’s aluminium production rose to a new record high last year as imports of primary aluminium fell off steeply from the prior year’s total. In 2022, aluminium smelters in China...

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AEC Praises ITC’s Renewal Of Antidumping And Countervailing Duties Against China’s Aluminium Extruders

Trade group American Extruders Council (AEC) lauded the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) unanimous decision this week to extend protections from subsidized aluminium imports from the People’s Republic of China. The ITC’s decision to extend protections for US aluminium extruders came in the five-year sunset review of the protections it enacted in 2017. ITC’s reviews […]

Power Woes Across China Predicted To Push Short-Term Aluminium Demand

An industry analyst last week noted the continuing power shortage in the People’s Republic of China and forecast that the situation is likely to bump demand for both aluminium and copper in the coming months. According to a report released by ANZ, upgrades to the country’s power grid have been in the works, but rampant […]

China’s Aluminium Smelters Continue High Production While Domestic Prices Fall

Data from the People’s Republic of China shows that the country’s output of aluminium is poised to continue at a high level despite the continuing decline in prices of the commodity. According to state-run metals research organization Antaike, the Middle Kingdom’s aluminium producers will finish the third quarter with production of 10.42 million metric tons, […]

China Aluminium Production Up By 3.2 Percent In June

Production of primary aluminium in the People’s Republic of China was off by 0.9 percent on the month in June, but it was better by 3.2 percent on the year, likely due to an increase in aluminium prices over last year. According to data released by Antaike last week, Chinese producers churned out 3.39 million […]

European Aluminium Lauds European Commission For Implementing Anti-Dumping Duties On China’s Flat-Rolled Aluminium Imports

Aluminium trade group European Aluminium applauded the European Commission last week for its decision to end the nine-month suspension of anti-dumping duties on aluminium flat-rolled products from producers in the People’s Republic of China. The EC concluded in an investigation last year that Chinese producers dumped aluminium flat-rolled products on the continent in recent years […]