Chinese alumina output drops

By Albert Li
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...

This is a preview of the full article

  • 2 years pricing data on all minerals
  • The latest global news and features
  • Print magazine
  • Article archive ranging from 1988
  • Access on the move with IM Insight mobile app

Take a Trial or Subscription today. Start below: