People’s Republic of China

Beijing Says Aluminium Production Rebounded By 3.9 Percent In November Despite Falling Prices

Beijing Says Aluminium Production Rebounded By 3.9 Percent In November Despite Falling Prices

Despite falling prices in the year’s penultimate month, shipments of primary aluminium in November bested totals from both last month and the previous year. Per numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Friday, the Middle Kingdom shipped 2.82 million metric...


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 Accelerate High-quality Development of Seven Industries with High Energy Consumption,” was released as […]

Aluminum Association Lauds Commerce Department’s Affirmative Determinations Of Common Aluminium Alloy Sheet Imported From China

United States aluminium trade group the Aluminum Association remarked in favor of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of common alloy aluminum sheet shipped from the People’s Republic of China earlier this week, noting the struggle domestic makers have faced from the subsidized aluminium sheet sold to the U.S. market. On Wednesday the Commerce Department […]

COSCO Shopping For 25 New Ore Carriers To Transport Bauxite From Guinea

According to sources who spoke to the Wall Street Journal late last week, China COSCO Shipping is in the market for over two dozen new ore-shipping vessels intended for transporting bauxite ore from Guinean ports to China for use in feeding Aluminium Corp. of China (Chalco) aluminium smelters. Per the sources, who spoke on condition […]

China’s Alumina Exports Rise By Over 3,400 Percent In September

Alumina exports from the People’s Republic of China hurtled to a yearly high in September, surpassing August’s imports by a factor of five. Per numbers released yesterday by China’s General Administration of Customs, alumina exports last month totaled 165,839 metric tons, besting August’s export total of 29,722 metric tons and representing a year-on-year increase of […]