International Aluminum Market On March 13, 2019

- Mar 13, 2019-

Indonesia's Antam's 2018 bauxite production increased by 70% year-on-year to 1.1 million tons. China's passenger car market in February reached 1.70 million units, down 19.0% year-on-year and down 45.9% from the previous month. As a result, the cumulative retail sales in January-February this year was 3.33 million units, and retail sales decreased by 9.8% year-on-year. Customs: In February 2019, China's unwrought aluminum and aluminum exports amounted to 343,000 tons, down 7.7% year-on-year. Rio Tinto: Australia's Amrun bauxite mine is fully loaded. Ministry of Industry and Information Technology: We will continue to maintain a high pressure on the strict control of new capacity of electrolytic aluminum. The last 240kA prebaked electrolytic aluminum production line of Inner Mongolia Tongshun Aluminum Co., Ltd. was completely shut down at 9:30 pm on February 28, 2019, involving a capacity of 115,000 tons/year, and its production capacity was all replaced by Baiyinhua. In January, the export volume of aluminum foil increased by 18.67% year-on-year. In January, the export of aluminum strips decreased by 1.8%. Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) exports alumina to China's Xinjiang Aluminum Plant. The two sessions were held to pay attention to the new trends in environmental protection activities in the three provinces of Shanxi, Henan and Shandong.