Bosai Group acquires 51% share of Qixing alumina refinery

Chinese mining company Bosai Group has acquired 51% of Shandong Qixing Group’s alumina refinery for 1.2billion yuan ($1.73 million), although the market does not expect any immediate relief to Chinese domestic alumina supply tightness, Fastmarkets understands.

The Qixing refinery has a capacity to produce 500,000 tonnes per year of alumina, but it has been idle for over a year due to financial issues. The remaining 49% of the alumina refinery will remain owned by Qixing but Bosai will now have the majority shareholding. “Yes, Bosai Group has concluded the acquisition of 51% of...

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Alice Mason

Hui Li

November 09, 2018

17:19 GMT

Shanghai