ALUMINIUM CONF: Chinese exports will remain high

Chinese aluminium exports to western markets will remain high, both in the form of standard products and the so-called ‘fake semis’, Wood Mackenzie senior analyst Kamil Wlazly said.

But while the fake semis - Chinese aluminium in downstream product form that is destined only for remelting into primary aluminium - have been negatively impacting world markets, Wlazly argued that exports in other forms are a far more critical component of western market supply. “There’s been a lot said about Chinese exports, and most of it has not been very favourable,” Wlazly said at Metal Bulletin’s 30th international...


Jethro Wookey

September 24, 2015

00:25 GMT