Fresh wave of anti-pollution shutdowns in China to hit alumina supply
Published: Thursday, 02 March 2017
Local governments in Chinese provinces Henan and Shanxi have imposed a new round of strict production stoppages impacting fused alumina and bauxite output, following massive shut downs seen last year. This is set to further reduce supply, which was already tight from months of disruption and it is widely anticipated to impact prices.
A renewed wave of mass shut down has been imposed again on
fused alumina, bauxite production facilities in parts of China
as local government sounded severe pollution alerts on 02
According to data from the Chinese environmental monitoring
station in Beijing, Tianjin and the surrounding area, parts