Chinese alumina output drops
Published: Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Alumina production decreased by almost 2% in the first seven months of 2016 while environmental inspections at plants continue and the local industry tries to consolidate.
Chinese alumina output in July was 1.5% down year-on-year
(y-o-y) at 2.66m tonnes, the China Bureau of Statistics
announced earlier this month.
Total output from January to July stood at 17.98m tonnes,
down 1.9% y-o-y.
This month, Luoyang Heungkong Wanji Aluminum stopped
production operations due to...