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China held its “One Belt, One Road Summit” from May 14th to May 15th. It was one of the most important international events Beijing held in 2017. About 1500 delegates including 29 heads of state or government from more than 130 countries and over 70 international organisations attended. One Belt, One Road is abbreviated as […]

By: Kathy Liu | Read More

People are talking about Shandong cutting around 2 million tons of illegal aluminum capacity. Finally, Shandong issued the formal document regards to this topic with the title Notice on the Issuance of Special Action Plan to Rectify the Illegal electrolytic aluminum industry in Shandong. This document was issued by four major departments in Shandong: Shandong […]

By: Kathy Liu | Read More

Last week, with the “May Day” Labor Day ended, the market traders have returned to the market.  But the holiday season did not arrive quickly enough. Aluminum prices as a whole maintained weak conditions; the Shanghai Futures Exchange aluminum main contract has not been able to break 14000 Yuan/t mark, and even tested the 13,500 yuan/t mark. […]

By: Monte Zhang | Read More

We issued our May pipeline report to our subscribers this Thursday. China’s total operating capacity increased to 38,239Kt in April. We all know Xinjiang took strict control on illegal capacity last month. The illegal in-construction projects have been curtailed from Xinjiang Jiarun, East Hope and Qiya. None of them cut their current operating capacity. Four smelters restarted their capacity […]

By: Kathy Liu | Read More

China has been making a lot of its grand One Belt One Road initiative, better known as OBOR.   At the highest level, it is essentially about China transferring capital into neighbouring countries and developing factories in those regions, so that those factories can supply China.   Along the way, Chinese labour and Chinese technology […]

By: Paul Adkins | Read More

AZ China is closed today for the May Day holiday. The May Day holiday used to have more significance, at least in China.  Ten years ago the holiday was spread across 3 days, but that got cut back a few years ago.  It makes a real difference – 3 days means people can travel, and […]

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