Industry News

February Domestic Al Output at 2.77 mln t
Aladdiny As of end-February, total completed primary aluminium capacity in China reached 40.23 mtpy, up 150 kt on-month MORE
February Domestic Aa Output at 5.71 mln t
Aladdiny: Operations at the majority of domestic alumina refineries have been stable during February. MORE
China Imported 77.6 kt of Aa in Jan. 2019
China imported 77.6 kt of alumina in January 2019; of this figure, 65.4 kt was MGA (metallurgical grade alumina), MORE
Northern Aa Refineries Continue in Loss
The domestic spot alumina market has seen transaction volumes of about 10 kt per day, with prices sitting at approximately RMB 2,850/t. MORE
Oil Spill from a Bauxite Cargo to Cause Serious Damages to the Environment
A bulk carrier MV Solomon Trader ran aground on a reef on the remote island of Rennell in the south of Solomon Islands MORE
China‘s Bauxite Imports Soar to Highest Level Since 2014
According to Bloomberg, customs data released on Tuesday shows the highest bauxite import level since 2014 MORE
QME to Begin Aa Transactions from 7 Refineries
The Shenzhen Qianhai Mercantile Exchange (QME) is scheduled to trade alumina from seven domestic alumina refineries from 1 st March 2019. MORE
CBIX Index Wrap_25 February 2019
Imported bauxite prices edged up over the week, with the CBIX index up 0.9 WoW (US 0.5/dmt) to US 51.9/dmt. MORE
Alleged Mud-leak at Huayin Guangxi
18 th February The river in Zhongtun Village, Najia Town, Debao County, Guangxi began to get muddy and turned yellow, MORE
China Exported 142.9 kt of Aa in January 2019
China Customs: China exported 142.9 kt of alumina in January, MORE