Asian Metal News

 Chalco Shanxi resumed full capacity operation of 2.4 mtpy in late February on increased coal gas supply after suspending production for two months.

The company’s March output is estimated to rise to 190 kt, up from 160 kt in January. The company produced 1.8 mln t of alumina in 2019 and has set its 2020 output target at 2.3 mln t.

At present, mainstream alumina prices stand at RMB2,600~2,650/t ex-works in Shanxi, the same level as last Friday.


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