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Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned aluminum production outages at two of the country’s main smelters helped drop the People’s Republic of China’s total production by 0.5 percent on the month in August according to numbers released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Per Beijing’s...

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Hongqiao To Restart 100 Thousand MTPA Of Aluminium Capacity

With this year’s winter cuts season behind them, China Hongqiao Group Limited will be slowly but surely ramping up production levels over the next several months. The world’s most prolific aluminium producer made the announcement Friday, a day removed from the end of mandatory winter production cuts season. Specifically, the firm said it would commence […]

Chalco Shutters Production At Shandong Huayu Aluminium Smelter

Blaming the rising cost of electricity in the province, Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco) announced on Wednesday that it is ending aluminium production at its smelter in Shandong. Chalco said in a statement issued to the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges that it is implementing “flexible production” at the Shandong Huayu smelter due to […]

Post-Holiday Aluminium Inventories In China See Slight Drop Off

The second post-holiday aluminium inventory for eight consumption areas in the People’s Republic of China was reported yesterday, and the numbers reflected a drop-off from levels reported the week prior. According to inventory numbers released by Shanghai Metals Market, combined inventories across eight of China’s main consumption areas totaled 1.299 million metric tons. That total, […]

Hongqiao Ordered To Cut 550 Thousand Metric Tons Of Capacity Through Mid-March

The most prolific aluminium producer on Earth will be compelled to cut over half a million metric tons per annum of production capacity over the winter months as part of the state’s effort at fighting smog production. According to documents obtained by Reuters, the Shandong province’s city of Binzhou has ordered the closure of five […]

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 […]