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Recently we conducted a survey to find out what you thought about our biennial conference and how we can improve it.   The results of the survey were very encouraging and the overall thrust of the feedback was that you want us to go ahead and hold a conference again next year.   So keep […]

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According to the International Aluminium Institute’s latest figures, aluminium production in China slipped to 2,724Kt in July, but still accounted for 55% of total monthly world outputs. The daily rate of production decreased to 88kt from 92kt, shrinking by 4% m/m. Actually, announcements of plans to shut capacity mostly came late in July, so we estimate production […]

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We are in the market for an analyst. We are looking for someone who understands the relationship between an industry and a market, who can look beyond data to see the real picture, and who expresses his/her views based on facts and understanding. Really, the most important qualities we are looking for are: Attitude, flexibility […]

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Anyone who has tried to visit the AZ China website recently will have noticed that it is presently under reconstruction. It was long overdue, as the old website still had 2014 information in it, and we had been neglecting it. But I am excited to have Big Daddy Media working on building the new site for […]

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AZ China’s Weekly Aluminium Alert has had a little makeover. Thanks to some feedback from subscribers, we have tweaked it a little here and there. But the same essential information is still there.   In particular, we have kept the “Right/Wrong” flag on the top.   We are serious when we say that we think […]

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We sometimes forget that there is another major aluminium-producing country in the world – India.   The big three aluminium companies in India have had a torrid time in recent months, especially Vedanta and Hindalco. We reported recently on what was happening with Hindalco – they lost their rights to a coal mine, and found […]

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