China Alumina production rises to 6.28 MT in April
BEIJING (Scrap Register): China’s alumina production increased by 4.2% from a year earlier to 6.28 million tonnes in April, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
The figure is the highest monthly total for the aluminium raw material in records on the bureau’s website since June 2017, although recent shutdowns in Shanxi province point to lower production in May.
China's aliminium production recorded at 2.92 million tonnes in April this year, rose 1.4% from 2.88 million tonnes in March and up 3.9% year-on-year.
In the first four months of the year, China produced 11.48 million tonnes of aluminium, a rise of 4.1% from the same period last year, the data showed.