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China Hongqiao to restart shuttered aluminium capacity in replacement plan

18 Apr 2019

* Replacement capacity includes 600 kA line shut in 2017 - sources

UPDATE 2-China March aluminium output drops to lowest daily rate since Oct

17 Apr 2019

* Daily production rate is lowest since October -Rtrs calculation

China starts review of anti-dumping measures on U.S. distillers grains

15 Apr 2019

BEIJING China's Ministry of Commerce confirmed it is starting a review on Monday of its anti-dumping tariffs on imports of distillers grains (DDGS) from the United States and said the investigation should be completed in a year.

Worried about nickel supply, China battery maker BYD welcomes JV discussions

11 Apr 2019

SHANGHAI Securing enough nickel is a major worry for electric vehicle firms, an executive from Chinese electric car and battery maker BYD Co Ltd said on Thursday, adding that the company would welcome joint ventures that help guarantee supply.

Nickel shortage in view unless China-led projects in Indonesia succeed: analysts

11 Apr 2019

SHANGHAI The global nickel market and its key growth sector, electric vehicle (EV) batteries, will face grave supply shortages unless key Chinese-led projects in Indonesia start up in a timely and cost-effective manner, analysts said on Thursday.

Nickel shortage in view unless China-led projects in Indonesia succeed - analysts

11 Apr 2019

* Metal is key ingredient for booming electric vehicle (EV) sector

METALS-Copper rises on China stimulus hopes, trade talk progress

08 Apr 2019

BEIJING, April 8 London copper prices rose as much as 1 percent on Monday, snapping two days of declines, on expectations of more stimulus measures in top metals consumer China and optimism over Sino-U.S. trade talks.

China's Chalco leapfrogs Rusal as second-biggest listed aluminum producer

29 Mar 2019

BEIJING China's Chalco said on Friday it boosted annual aluminum output by 16 percent in 2018, putting it ahead of Russia's Rusal as the world's second-biggest publicly traded producer of the metal.

UPDATE 2-China's Chalco leapfrogs Rusal as 2nd-biggest listed aluminium producer

29 Mar 2019

* Output rise comes despite capacity closures, price slump (Adds comments, Chalco's results)

Chalco posts quarterly loss on low aluminium prices, 2018 profit slumps

28 Mar 2019

BEIJING Aluminum Corp of China Ltd, known as Chalco, posted its first quarterly loss in more than three years on Thursday and said annual net profits fell last year due to low aluminium prices and slack domestic demand.

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