Guangdong Aluminium Smelters Send Workers On Spring Festival Holiday Early Due To Tepid Demand

Guangdong Aluminium Smelters Send Workers On Spring Festival Holiday Early Due To Tepid Demand

Several aluminium smelters in Guangdong, China are closing down earlier than usual for the Spring Festival holiday this year, while others are revising output goals downward for the current year, as domestic demand for aluminium in recent weeks has been weaker than...


LME Sees No Evidence Of Large Aluminium Shipments From UC Rusal

There is no evidence that Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal has been unloading primary aluminium into London Metal Exchange warehouses on a long-term basis. Such was the message relayed by the LME last week in the wake of news reports that Rusal intends to do just that in the near future. Commenting to Reuters […]

Constellium To Continue To Buy Aluminium From Rusal Despite Possible Sanctions

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV currently has no plans to stop purchasing primary aluminium from UC Rusal despite the near-global condemnation of Russian products due to the country’s invasion of Ukraine in February. Such was the story conveyed to Reuters late last week by a company executive. The unidentified executive told Reuters that aluminium […]

Novelis Says No To Russian Aluminium In 2023

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. said this week that it will not be buying metal from aluminium suppliers located in the Russian Federation next year. According to financial media reporting, Novelis’s embargo of Russian aluminium includes UC Rusal, the globe’s third-largest supplier of the metal. Rusal produced 3.8 million metric tons of aluminium last […]

China’s Aluminium Smelters Continue High Production While Domestic Prices Fall

Data from the People’s Republic of China shows that the country’s output of aluminium is poised to continue at a high level despite the continuing decline in prices of the commodity. According to state-run metals research organization Antaike, the Middle Kingdom’s aluminium producers will finish the third quarter with production of 10.42 million metric tons, […]