China’s Alumina Imports Plunge 72% YoY in May

Jun 13, 2013 08:34 GMT   Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jun. 13 (SMM) – China Customs data show that China imported 200,000 mt of alumina in May, down 72% YoY and 38% MoM. YTD imports through May totaled 1.56 million mt, also a drop of 28% from the same period last year. SMM attributes the sharp decline in alumina imports to domestic aluminum smelters cutting production and falling prices of domestic alumina.  SMM data reveal that twelve domestic alumin......

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