China’s May aluminium production up 1.5% vs last year

Chinese electrolytic aluminium production reached 2.79 million tonnes in May, up 1.5% from the same period last year, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday June 14.

For the first five months of 2018, China’s aluminium production of 13.6 million tonnes was up 1.4% from a year ago, NBS data showed. The increase in production reflected the new projects that started between January and April. “It is no surprise that output increased in May as so many new projects kicked off between January and April. The market estimated the...

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Hui Li

June 14, 2018

10:50 GMT

Shanghai