People’s Republic of China

China’s Daily Aluminium Production Lowest Since October

China’s Daily Aluminium Production Lowest Since October

The per-day aluminium production of smelters in the People’s Republic of China fell by 3.6 percent in March, dropping to a nadir not seen since last fall. Such was the picture painted by numbers released by Reuters yesterday, which were derived from...

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Bauxite Imports To China Jump By Over 24 Percent In 2018

Stricter environmental standards and greater pressure on the black market led to a significant jump in bauxite imports to the People’s Republic of China last year, shrinking domestic supply while alumina refining rose. Per customs data released earlier this week, last year saw 85.61 million metric tons of bauxite ore reach its shores, a rise […]

Hongqiao To Restart 100 Thousand MTPA Of Aluminium Capacity

With this year’s winter cuts season behind them, China Hongqiao Group Limited will be slowly but surely ramping up production levels over the next several months. The world’s most prolific aluminium producer made the announcement Friday, a day removed from the end of mandatory winter production cuts season. Specifically, the firm said it would commence […]

Chalco Shutters Production At Shandong Huayu Aluminium Smelter

Blaming the rising cost of electricity in the province, Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco) announced on Wednesday that it is ending aluminium production at its smelter in Shandong. Chalco said in a statement issued to the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges that it is implementing “flexible production” at the Shandong Huayu smelter due to […]