The rising cost caused China's primary aluminum production in September to fall to the lowest level since May
According to foreign news on October 19th, China's primary aluminum production in September decreased for the second consecutive month and fell to the lowest level since May. The smelters cut output due to weak aluminum prices and rising input costs.
According to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Friday, China's primary aluminum (electrolytic aluminum) production in September was 2.79 million tons, down 1.8% from the previous month, but up 7.1% year-on-year; China's primary aluminum production from January to September was 25 million tons. It increased by 4.2% in the same period last year. China is the world's largest producer of aluminum.
News Date: Oct 22th, 2018 Reported by Doreen.