Industry News

Al Profit Margins Expected to Grow Significantly in Q2 2019
In the wake of rising aluminium prices, the average profit margin of the industry has reversed its downward trend from a loss of RMB 900/t at the beginning MORE
600 ktpy Baowu Group Al-alloy Project to Come on Line in 2 Years
17 th May Mr. Zou Jixin, chairman of Baosteel Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China Baowu Group, said that Baowu Aluminum s 600 ktpy aluminum alloy deep MORE
Shanxi Xinfa Suspends Second Aa Production Line
16th May, Shanxi Xinfa has halted the entire operation of a second alumina production line. MORE
Shanxi: Bx Supply Remains Tight
Baichuan Consultancy Alumina refineries in Shanxi are high-cost producers with 10 of local refineries costs at between RMB 2,900 3,000/t MORE
CBIX Index Wrap_17 May 2019
Bauxite prices moved higher over the week, the CBIX index rising 1.4 w-o-w (US 0.7/dmt) to US 54.3/dmt. MORE
NBS: April - Domestic Aa Output 6.28 mln t
NBS: China produced 6.28 mln t of alumina in April 2019, up 4.2% on-year, a high point since June 2017. MORE
NBS: Domestic Al Output at 2.92 mln t
15 th May, NBS Domestic aluminium output rose by 3.9 on-year to 2.92 mln t in April 2019, with total primary aluminum output reaching 11.48 mln t during MORE
SPIC Shanxi: LP Conversion of Aa Production Lines
Domestic alumina refineries using imported bauxite are grappling with problems of processing high viscosity bauxite from Guinea and the Solomon MORE
Domestic Aa Prices on the Rise
Domestic alumina prices have recently been rising, as a consequence of environmental checks in Shanxi forcing suspensions at some local refineries. MORE
Rectification at Shanxi Xinfa Underway
9 th May All necessary yard areas have been covered with green dust-proof nets to reduce dust in the Shanxi Xinfa red-mud stock yard. MORE