Alumina output in Henan and Shanxi is anticipated to decline by 150,000 tons in December due to the shortage of natural gas, according to statistics compiled by China Aluminium News.

As a result of ‘coal to gas’ policy, a shortage of natural gas appeared across a wide area of the northern provinces. Local governments cut the industrial supply to ensure gas for home use, leading to the shutdown of some alumina calciners that use natural gas as fuel.

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