China’s AlF3 overcapacity drags down profit margins

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Wednesday, 06 January 2016

Downloadable graph: While increased export orders have eased China’s overcapacity problems, profit margins have been squeezed as global consumption rates decline.

China’s aluminium fluoride (AlF3) sector has been easing overcapacity by competing with low-priced offers in a market facing demand side pressures, resulting in declining average unit values.

Trade statistics have revealed that China’s average export value for AlF3 products have dropped...

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