China's March aluminium exports at annual high

Chinese export volumes of unwrought aluminium and aluminium products hit a record high for the year in March, according to preliminary Chinese customs data released on Friday April 13.

China exported 452,000 tonnes of aluminium products last month, a 10% increase from 410,000 tonnes exported in March 2017, and up 22% from February’s 372,000 tonnes, customs data showed. This is the highest level since July 2017. Import losses on the Shanghai-London arbitrage for aluminium remained high during March, encouraging export activity from China....

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Hui Li

April 16, 2018

12:40 GMT

Shanghai