China Chemical New
Gansu Dongxing Aluminium’s Jiayuguan smelter has 1.35 mtpy primary aluminium capacity with 1.3 mtpy in operation – an operational rate of 96.3%. Gansu Dongxing’s Longxi smelter was designed with 350 ktpy capacity with 300 ktpy in operation – an operational rate of 85.71%.
The two smelters have been operating normally with no change to rail transport to and from the smelters since the outbreak of COVID-19 in late January. The company plans to run maintenance at the Longxi and Jiayuguan smelters in March 2020, affecting 20~30 kt of capacity.