BLACK CHINA BLOG


Alumina Alumina inventories are falling a little, thanks to the price continuously dropping. Meantime, other producers are simply holding back inventory from the market, rather than selling at current prices. Imported product quoted price went up RMB100/tonne to RMB2300-2400/tonne, while the domestic non-Chalco alumina price rose RMB50/tonne to RMB2100-2200/tonne. The price from Chalco remained at […]

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AZ China’s Managing Director Paul Adkins recently attended the 5th International Aluminium Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he gave a paper on the Chinese economy and its likely impact on the aluminium industry. To mark this event, we are offering a “Conference Special” price for new subscribers to the Black China Report.   Until December […]

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Here is an article which appeared in today’s China Daily.    Articles which appear in the China Daily should always be looked on with some caution.    There is no doubt that the purpose in making predictions such as those in this article is to help make them come true.    But coming out and making such a […]

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Alumina With alumina plants still losing money, production cutbacks are growing in this area.   Meanwhile some alumina plants are simply refusing to sell their goods at the current price.   Last week imported Alumina CIF price kept stable at 270-290US$/Ton.    The imported product quoted price stayed at 2200-2400RMB/Ton, while the Domestic Non Chalco alumina price […]

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Here is an article which appeared in yesterday’s China Daily. Only about 60% of the 4 trillion in the package is listed here, but we know that additional money is going towards propping up the price of grain. This article also gives us an insight into exactly how big the package is.   Compared to 2007 […]

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We have received several requests asking if and when we will be holding our next “Black China” Conference. So here is the official answer – we are currently planning to hold our next conference in May 2010.   Locations have not even been checked yet, but with the success of Sanya we will look to a […]

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