Asian Metal News
Chongqing Shuijiang Alumina Refinery, designed with 800 ktpy alumina capacity, has two 400 ktpy alumina production lines. The company suspended one line for maintenance in mid-July, resuming operation in late August. At the moment, the Shuijiang refinery is operating at approximately 80%.
Chongqing Shuijiang refinery came online in April 2019, with 150 kt of alumina output to date and an output target of 400 kt for 2019. The company currently holds no inventory and its parent company – the Bosai Group – is responsible for sales.
At present, mainstream alumina prices are standing at RMB 2,520~2,570/t ex-works in the domestic market, an increase of RMB 20/t on last Friday.