People’s Republic of China

Smelter Restarts Push China’s May Aluminium Production Up By 2.1 Percent

Smelter Restarts Push China’s May Aluminium Production Up By 2.1 Percent

Aluminium smelter restarts and a recovery in prices helped drive up China’s output last month, pushing production up by 2.4 percent on the year. Such was the story told by numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday. May...


China Planned Aluminium Scrap Ban Concerns India’s Aluminium Smelters

Restrictions soon to fall into place on scrap aluminium imported into the People’s Republic of China has aluminium producers in India concerned that the move will result in a flood of aluminium scrap washing over their country’s shores. In a step to ultimately banning their importation entirely by next year, Beijing intends to add aluminium […]

China’s Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co Joins ASI

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Monday that the People’s Republic of China’s Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co., Ltd has joined the organization as a Production and Transformation member, bringing the Initiative’s total membership to 88. Luoyang Wanji, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wanji Holding Group Co., Ltd., was formed in 2008 and […]

Bauxite Imports To China Jump By 68.2 Percent In April

Per Customs data released earlier this week, imports of bauxite to the Middle Kingdom rose significantly last month, surpassing totals for the previous month and year by double digits. Beijing reported a total of 9.77 million metric tons of bauxite ore were shipped into the country last month, besting the prior month’s total by 24.5 […]

China’s Aluminium Demand Struggles As Trade Tensions Rise: CNIA

Domestic demand in the People’s Republic of China has suffered of late thanks to continuing blows to consumer confidence due to the ongoing trade tensions between the Middle Kingdom and the United States. Such was the message conveyed by the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association late last week. On Thursday, CNIA said that even a […]