China's Binzhou to cut 1.6mtpy aluminium capacity; alumina price to be further supported

Binzhou city in China’s Shandong province will halt a further 1.6 million tonnes per year (tpy) of aluminium capacity and at least 3 million tpy of alumina capacity as part of the winter cuts from November 15 to March 15, 2018, according to an official announcement on Friday October 13.

The additional 1.6 million tonnes is part of a total 2.57 million tpy of aluminium capacity cuts announced in the notice; the latter figure accounts for 34.7% of the entire...

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Echo Ma

Susan Zou

October 16, 2017

16:20 GMT

Shanghai