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AZ China’s 5th biennial conference will be held in Shanghai September 7-9.  But there are just 33 days to go if you want to make the most of the Early Bird special price. The Early Bird registration fee is just US$1000, but it jumps up from June 1.   Compare that price with other conferences […]

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The October edition of the Black China Report went out this afternoon. If you are a subscriber, you should have received an email from Jane Zhang – check your SPAM folder just in case.   We sent it out as a direct PDF this month, because the normal app that we use is still being […]

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If you have ever been to the Boliden ALF3 plant in Odda, Norway, you will understand why that company has such a low staff turnover.   It is one of the most beautiful spots you could imagine, with the fjord reflecting the snow capped mountains almost all around it. So leaving this setting must have been […]

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I met with the representative of a major Chinese aluminium fluoride producer today. We were talking about the fact that the entire industry in China has been losing money year over year. The lady in question told me that her company is now starting to make money and will improve their profit position through 2015. […]

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AZ China has completed its analysis of the cash cost curve for Q2 2014. Overall, costs went down, but not enough to save many producers. The analysis threw out many interesting details: The average cash cost of production came in at RMB14,150/t (US$2,280). This is a reduction of 2% over Q1. The spread of costs […]

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Dear readers, here is our latest “Weekly Report Review” . If you have any questions or requirements please tell us, thanks!   Energy With Iraq tensions increasing, crude oil prices climbed to a new level and stood at $107.26/t last week. Focussing on the domestic market, the coal price fell further due to high inventory. […]

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