China National Development and Reform Commission website on August 31 released non-ferrous metal industry operation in July. In July, primary aluminum production fell 0.3%, a decrease of 1.2 percentage points year on year decline.
From January to July, alumina production was 42.95 million tons, up 19 percent year on year, last year down 0.6 percent. Primary aluminum production was 19.31 million tons, up 7.5 percent year-on-year, last year down 1.9 percent.
The average price of aluminum was ¥13,857/ton, up 10.5% year on year.