Asian Metal News
Wenshan Aluminium designed with 1.6 mtpy of alumina capacity, produced 1.4 mln t of alumina in 2018 and has a 1.5 mln t alumina output target for 2019. The company has produced 870 kt of alumina during the first seven months of 2019 and its August output is expected at 133 kt. All of its alumina will be sold to parent company Yunnan Aluminium. The company holds no inventory at present.
Mainstream alumina prices now stand at RMB 2,420~2,470/t ex-works in southwestern China, the same level as at the beginning of the week.