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Aa Refineries Complete Pre-Stocking, Shoring up Bx Prices
Aladdiny Domestic alumina refineries pre-stocking work prior to the Chinese New Year Holiday (4-10 February, 2019) is gradually entering into MORE
CBIX Index Wrap_21 January 2019
Imported bauxite prices into China edged marginally lower, with the CBIX index price down 0.4 (US 0.2/dmt) WoW MORE
Domestic Al Inventories Decline Slightly
SMM Domestic aluminium inventory declined during the week (14 th January 18 th January). MORE
Domestic Al Prices Stagnate
Domestic alumina prices have been on decline recently, with transaction prices falling to RMB 2,850/t in the northern market last week, and RMB MORE
Primary Al Capacity Resumptions in 2018: 1.22 mtpy
A total of 1.22 mtpy of idled domestic primary aluminium capacity was restarted in 2018, chiefly from smelters in Henan resuming operation in Q2 MORE
16 ktpy Al-Mg Alloy Project for Hubei Hangte
Hubei Hangte Co. Ltd s 16 ktpy high-strength aluminum-magnesium alloy chassis lightweight casting project for automobiles and EVs is ready to MORE
Primary Al Capacity Cuts and New Startups in 2018
A total 3.09 mtpy of primary aluminium capacity was cut across China in 2018, and can be divided into three categories MORE
Bosai Shuijiang Refinery Online by end-January
In June 2018, Bosai assumed management of the Shuijiang refinery in Chongqing (800 ktpy). MORE
Weiqiao to Increase Environmental Upgrade Efforts in 2019
In 2018, Weiqiao Group achieved sales revenue of RMB 283.5 bln, with RMB 8.7 bln as profit and taxes paid at all levels at RMB 10.92 bln, up 13.3 on-year. MORE
Domestic Bx prices Firm, Aa Prices Decline
This week (7-11 th January 2019) With aluminium prices volatile at low levels, and rapid spot sales of alumina at refineries, mainstream alumina MORE