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  • Monthly Aluminum Market Report May 2024

    2024-06-14 18:00:42   【Print】
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    1 Market Highlights 5
    1.1 Bauxite 5
    1.2 Alumina 5
    1.3 Aluminum fluoride 5
    1.4 Primary aluminum 5
    1.5 Secondary aluminum alloy ingot 5
    1.6 Aluminum alloy ingot A356.2 5
    1.7 Aluminum scrap 5
    1.8 Aluminum bar 5
    2 Policy and Economy 5
    2.1 China begins second batch of third round of central environmental inspections 5
    2.2 Sichuan issues plan to peak carbon emission for nonferrous industry 5
    2.3 Natural gas supply shortage occurs in Australia 5
    2.4 Shanxi implements new regulations for mineral resources management 5
    2.5 China unveils two-year plan for energy conservation and carbon reduction 5
    3 Market Movements 5
    3.1 Chinese Market 5
    3.1.1 Chinese origin bauxite price moves up 5
    3.1.2 Chinese origin alumina price rises 6
    3.1.3 Price of Australian alumina rises 6
    3.1.4 Price of Chinese aluminum fluoride soars 6
    3.1.5 Aluminum hydroxide price moves up 6
    3.1.Asian Metal Copyright02% MOM in May 12 5.Asian Metal Copyright6 Aluminum ingot 99.7%min price keeps rising 6
    3.1.7 Demand for aluminum alloy ingot ADC12 in China declines 7
    3.1.Asian Metal Copyright53% in May 17 5.Asian Metal Copyright8 TCs for Chinese aluminum alloy ingot A356.2 keeps dropping 7
    3.1.9 Chinese cast aluminum scrap consumers prudent to purchase 7
    3.1.10 Chinese aluminum bar 6063 market sees weak demand 8
    3.2 International Market 8
    3.2.1 Price of Guinean bauxite rebounds 8
    3.2.2 Export price of Australian alumina rebounds 8
    3.2.3 Chinese aluminum fluoride export price rises 9
    3.2.4 Average price of imported cast aluminum alloy ingot increases 9
    3.2.5 Export price of Chinese aluminum alloy ingot ADC12 moves up 9
    3.2.6 Chinese market sees few deals for imported Zorba aluminum scrap 9
    4 Company News 9
    4.1 Lizhong Chemical resumes aluminum fluoride production 9
    4.2 Qiya Aluminum increases alumina production 9
    4.3 DSM restarts bauxite production 10
    4.4 Kingsebo Fluoride Chemicals finishes equipment testing 10
    4.5 Shrey Minerals suspends bauxite production 10
    4.6 Tianyuan Chemical's alumina production volume to increase 10
    4.7 Xingxiang Fluoride Chemicals starts equipment maintenance 10
    4.8 Kaiman Aluminum increases alumina production 10
    4.9 Sheng Rong Mining to initiate bauxite project infrastructure construction 10
    4.10 Yellow River's first vessel of bauxite to arrive in China 10
    4.11 Yuxin Aluminum to resume primary aluminum production 10
    4.12 Guoze Aluminum Resource puts aluminum bar into production 10
    4.13 Crescent Aluminum cuts aluminum bar production 10
    4.14 Xinhengfeng Energy reduces aluminum bar production 10
    4.15 Anhui Hongjin Material sees increase in secondary aluminum alloy production 11
    4.16 Trafigura delivers large amounts of aluminum to LME for lucrative rent deals 11
    4.17 Wenshan Aluminum completes production resumption of primary aluminum 11
    4.18 Shenglin New Material overhauls secondary aluminum alloy ingot production equipment 11
    4.19 Guangying Aluminum resumes aluminum bar production 11
    4.20 Qiya Aluminum completes resumption of primary aluminum production 11
    4.21 Shangrao Yadrin cuts secondary aluminum alloy ingot production 11
    4.22 Xinyue New Material cuts aluminum bar production 11
    5 Producers Statistics 11
    5.1 Chinese alumina producers' operating rate up by 2.36% MOM in May 11
    5.2 China's alumina output up by 3.02% MOM in May 12
    5.3 Chinese aluminum fluoride producers' operating rate up by 19.20% MOM in May 12
    5.4 China's aluminum fluoride output up by 19.21% MOM in May 13
    5.5 China's aluminum fluoride inventory up by 14.29% MOM in late May 13
    5.6 Guinean bauxite producers' operating rate down by 1.19% MOM in May 14
    5.7 Guinean bauxite producers' output down by 0.85% MOM in May 14
    5.8 Chinese primary aluminum producers' operating rate records 85.37% in late May 14
    5.9 China's primary aluminum output up by 0.94% MOM in May 15
    5.10 China's primary aluminum inventory down by 0.24% MOM in late May 15
    5.11 Chinese secondary aluminum alloy producers' operating rate records 42.84% in May 16
    5.12 China's secondary aluminum alloy output down by about 5.11% MOM in May 16
    5.13 China's secondary aluminum alloy inventory up by 0.08% MOM in late May 17
    5.14 Chinese aluminum bar producers' operating rate records 50.53% in May 17
    5.15 China's aluminum bar output down by 4.06% MOM in May 18
    5.16 China's aluminum bar inventory down by 31.47% MOM in late May 18
    6 Consumers Statistics 19
    6.1 China's consumption of imported bauxite up by 13.74% YOY in May 19
    6.2 China's inventory of imported bauxite down by 7% YOY in late May 19
    6.3 China's consumption of domestic bauxite down by 16.61% YOY in May 20
    6.4 China's inventory of domestic bauxite down by 23.02% YOY in late May 20
    7. Customs Statistics 21
    7.1 China's bauxite import volume up by 20.02% MOM in May 21
    7.2 China's alumina imports down by 64.32% MOM in Apr 21
    7.3 China's anhydrous aluminum fluoride export volume down by 23.55% YOY in Apr 22
    7.4 China's unwrought aluminum(Al<99.Asian Metal Copyright1.Asian Metal Copyright95%) import volume increased 118.56% YoY in Apr 2024 22
    7.5 China's unwrought aluminum alloy import volume grew 33.67% YoY in Apr 2024 23
    7.6 China's aluminum scrap import volume grew 39.86% YoY in Apr 2024 24
    7.7 China's unwrought aluminum alloy export volume decreased 23.61% MoM in Apr 2024 25
    8 Relevant Industry News 26
    8.1 Fluorspar price rises 26
    8.2 Liquid caustic soda price moves down 26
    9 Market Outlook for Next Month 26
    9.1 Chinese market 26
    9.1.1 Bauxite Al2O3 60%min Al/Si=5.0 Ex-VAT delivered China 26
    9.1.Asian Metal Copyright2.Asian Metal Copyright2 Alumina 98.5%min EXW China 26
    9.1.Asian Metal Copyright55% YOY in Apr 22 7.Asian Metal Copyright3 Australian alumina 98.5%min delivered at Chinese ports 26
    9.1.4 Aluminum fluoride 61%min EXW China 26
    9.1.Asian Metal Copyright2 China's inventory of imported bauxite down by 7% YOY in late May 19 6.Asian Metal Copyright5 Aluminum hydroxide 64.5%min EXW China 26
    9.1.6 Fluorspar dry powder 97%min delivered China 26
    9.1.7 Liquid caustic soda 32%min delivered China 26
    9.1.Asian Metal Copyright1 Bauxite 5 1.Asian Metal Copyright8 Aluminum ingot 99.7%min 26
    9.1.9 Cast aluminum alloy ingot ADC12 EXW China 26
    9.1.10 Aluminum bar 6063 φ120mm EXW in warehouse 26
    9.1.11 Aluminum scrap aluminum foundry scrap Al 91%min delivered China 26
    9.2 International Market 26
    9.2.1 Guinean bauxite Al2O3 45%min SiO2 3%max CIF China 26
    9.2.Asian Metal Copyright2 Qiya Aluminum increases alumina production 9 4.Asian Metal Copyright2 Alumina 98.5%min FOB Australia 27
    9.2.3 Aluminum fluoride 61%min FOB China 27
    9.2.4 Cast aluminum alloy ingot ADC12 CIF China 27
    9.2.5 Cast aluminum alloy ingot ADC12 FOB China 27
    9.2.6 Zorba aluminum scrap 98-1 CIF China 27

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