People’s Republic of China

Yunnan Power Cuts Drive Up China’s Aluminium Imports By 27.1 Percent In April

Yunnan Power Cuts Drive Up China’s Aluminium Imports By 27.1 Percent In April

Aluminium imports into the People’s Republic of China rose by 27.1 percent on the year last month partly as a result of power supply issues plaguing aluminium smelters in the southwest of the country. April saw the Middle Kingdom bring in 222,851...


Rusal Seeks To Grow Low-Carbon Aluminium Sales To China

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal is mulling increasing its presence in the People’s Republic of China’s low-carbon aluminium market, drawn by increased demand for it in the electric vehicles sector and a friendlier business climate. On Friday, Huang Wenqian, vice president at Rusal Shanghai Economic and Trade Company Limited, was confident that Rusal would […]

Brazil To Enact Import Duties On Aluminium Sheet Imports From China

The Brazilian government has become the next jurisdiction to impose trade sanctions on imports of aluminium from sellers in the People’s Republic of China. According to an announcement from China’s Ministry of Commerce late last week, the Brazilian government will begin to impose countervailing duties at the end of March on aluminium sheet products exported […]

Aluminium Imports Into China Fall In November As Smelters Increase Production

Imports of aluminium into the People’s Republic of China fell by 35.7 percent on the year in November, while its domestic aluminium output rose by 9.4 percent from last year’s November total. November saw 255,744 metric tons of aluminium arrive on China’s shores according to newly-released data from the General Administration of Customs, better by […]

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 […]