China’s aluminum output falls 3% on year as demand slows

China’s primary aluminum output increased 0.6% month on month to 2.9 million mt in November despite a yearly decrease of 3.2%, according to the National Bureau of Statistics’ data released Thursday.

China’s primary aluminum output might reach 35.93 million mt in 2019, down 1.8% year on year, Wang Hongfei, aluminum department manager with Antaike, a Chinese consultancy, said at a recent industry conference.

China’s aluminum consumption might decrease…

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