People’s Republic of China

Shandong Province Announces Plan To Restructure Its Aluminium Sector

Shandong Province Announces Plan To Restructure Its Aluminium Sector

Shandong’s provincial government announced late last week a seven-year plan to reorganize its aluminium sector from the ground up. Regulators say the move is anticipated to yield significant benefits to the country’s processing and fabricating firms. The plan, entitled “Implementation Plan to...

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Rising Alumina Costs Lead To Aluminium Production Drop By Chinese Smelters In August

Rising inputs and shrinking margins led aluminium smelters in the People’s Republic of China to scale back production by 3 percent last month, ending a streak of monthly highs for production. Numbers released earlier this week by China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed production for the month of August totaling 2.84 million metric tons, […]

Quartet Of NE China Cities Announce Cancellation Of Alumina Projects

Only days after the announcement by one northeastern Chinese city’s announcement that it would not go forward with what was planned to be the biggest alumina refinery on Earth, four more cities in the province announced that their own plans for alumina operations met their end on the chopping block as well. On Monday, wire […]