Aluminium output restarts in China outpace alumina supply

A group of aluminium smelters in south China have been racing to resume output since the start of 2022, with the incentive of improved power supplies, but the supply of alumina feedstock in nearby regions was tight, sources told Fastmarkets.

Market sources said on Thursday April 21 that two alumina refineries in southern China had ramped up their operations by the end of the first quarter, with capacity for as...


Yiwen Ju

April 21, 2022

14:10 GMT