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China Sets New Set Of Scrap Aluminium Import Quotas To 9,844 Metric Tons Through Year’s End

China Sets New Set Of Scrap Aluminium Import Quotas To 9,844 Metric Tons Through Year’s End

The government of the People’s Republic of China released a seventh set of quotas for 2019 for the import of scrap aluminium and other scrap metals earlier this week. According to Tuesday’s notice from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment’s China Solid...

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China Government Planning Strict New Standards For Imported Scrap Aluminium, Copper

According to a report obtained by a prominent commodities news outlet, the government of the People’s Republic of China is planning to recategorize high-purity scrap metal imports only months after setting quotas on the import of the same. Per Argus media, an unpublished proposal circulated in Beijing describes a plan to increase aluminium and copper […]

China’s Aluminium Scrap Imports Up By Over 7 Percent On The Year In August

Though imports of scrap aluminium into the People’s Republic of China rose on the year in August, levels were nearly identical to the month prior in August, the second full month of scrap aluminum restrictions under the new permitting regime implemented by Beijing this summer. Per domestic industry reporting, the Middle Kingdom imported 141 thousand […]

China Bauxite Imports Fall By 6 Percent In August Thanks To The Rains In Africa

Adverse weather conditions are to blame for the drop in imported bauxite ore by buyers in the People’s Republic of China, as rainy weather in Guinea hampered exports of the aluminium precursor to the Middle Kingdom in August. According to data released this week by the country’s customs department, China imported 9.04 million metric tons […]

China’s Fourth Quarter Aluminium Scrap Quota Surpasses Third Quarter Limit

The government of the People’s Republic of China issued the first set of scrap metal quotas for the year’s closing quarter earlier this week. The state says it plans to allow in roughly 66 thousand metric tons of aluminium, copper, and ferrous scrap metals during the fourth quarter. China Solid Waste and Chemicals Management announced […]

Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned aluminum production outages at two of the country’s main smelters helped drop the People’s Republic of China’s total production by 0.5 percent on the month in August according to numbers released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Per Beijing’s numbers, China’s aluminium smelters combined to produce 2.97 million metric tons of primary […]