People’s Republic of China

Still Well Above 2017 Totals, China’s December Imports Of Alumina Fell By 37.9 Percent On The Month

Still Well Above 2017 Totals, China’s December Imports Of Alumina Fell By 37.9 Percent On The Month

Though still up significantly over last year’s total, December saw a respectable drop off in exports of alumina from the People’s Republic of China according to numbers released yesterday by the General Administration of Customs. Beijing says the year’s final month saw...

Events

Sources Say Chinese Aluminium Firms Meeting To Discuss Domestic Price And Demand Woes

A trio of sources claiming knowledge told Reuters yesterday that representatives from China Hongqiao Group, Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco), and other Chinese major aluminium producers will hold a meeting today to hash out the implications of falling prices and weak demand for the country’s aluminium sector. Per the unnamed sources, the China Nonferrous […]

AEC Welcomes Aluminium Extrusion Transshipment Determination By U.S. Government Against Two Chinese Firms

American aluminium trade group The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) yesterday greeted the news that the Federal government determined that imports from Chinese firm Sun Bright International Corporation and Fair Importing Corporation constitute illicit transshipment of extruded aluminium into the United States. Earlier this week U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released results of its Enforce […]

Henan Zhongfu To Move 250 Thousand MTPA Of Aluminium Production To Sichuan Province

Per an announcement made yesterday by corporate officials, People’s Republic of China aluminium producer Henan Zhongfu Industrial has opted to shutter a 250-thousand-metric-ton-per-annum aluminium smelter in the province, sending the production capacity southwest to Sichuan province. The capacity, operated by subsidiary Linfeng Aluminum has already been suspended. According to a statement submitted late Wednesday to […]

South Korean Aluminium Industry Joins To Oppose Mingtai Project At Gwangyang Bay

In an effort at staving off an incursion by aluminium producers from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea’s aluminium sector has come together to attempt to turn away a Chinese aluminium giant at the gates. Representatives of the Korea Nonferrous Metal Association met with officials from South Jeolla Province’s Gwangyang Bay Area […]