Chinese aluminium exports jump 37.7% in Oct vs last year

China’s exports of unwrought aluminium and aluminium products increased by 37.7% year on year in October, but fell by 4.9% compared with a month earlier, according to preliminary Chinese customs data released on Thursday November 8.

China exported 482,000 tonnes of unwrought aluminium and aluminium products in October, marking a 132,000-tonne increase from the same month last year, but 25,000 tonnes less than September 2018’s volume, customs data showed.

Strong demand and a supply deficit in the global aluminium market are believed to...

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Hui Li

November 12, 2018

09:57 GMT

Shanghai