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China Hongqiao Aluminium Capacity Move To Yunnan Postponed Due To Power Cuts

China Hongqiao Aluminium Capacity Move To Yunnan Postponed Due To Power Cuts

The world’s biggest non-state-owned aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group said last week the planned relocation of aluminium capacity to Yunnan has been postponed due to energy limits put in place by the provincial government. Hongqiao chairman Zhang Bo said at Antaike’s China...

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Chalco Moves 135 Thousand MTPA To Yunnan Aluminium

State-owned aluminium firm Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) is moving an additional 135 thousand metric tons per annum of aluminium smelting production to its co-affiliate Yunnan Aluminium, the company announced yesterday. This is but the latest in a mass migration to the area, where hydropower is cheap and abundant. Both Chalco and Yunnan Aluminium […]

Beijing Urges End To Aluminium Capacity’s Migration Westward

Beijing told aluminium smelters earlier this week that increased production in the country’s western regions shouldn’t be encouraged despite current industry trends. The central government made the same directive for coke production as well. The trend in recent months and years has been to transfer and add capacity in Yunnan province in order to take […]

Even More Aluminium Smelting Capacity To Spring Up In Yunnan In 2021: Antaike

Estimates show the People’s Republic of China adding another 3 million metric tons to its aluminium smelting capacity in 2021, housing half of it in Yunnan Province, the quickly-growing hotspot for new capacity. China Nonferrous Metals Industry’s statistical subsidiary Antaike said earlier this week that the province of Yunnan would see another 1.88 million metric […]