China primary aluminium imports declined by 49.8pc in November to 56,000mt from the prior year. In Jan-Nov period imports dropped to 933,000mt, according to data from the China’s General Administration of Customs.
In November, China’s alumina imports rose to 249,400mt, up by 20.60pc from a year ago and up by 43.17pc from October. In Jan- Nov period, China’s alumina imports increased significantly by 172.97pc to 3,397,400mt from the prior period. China imported 8.55mn mt of bauxite in November, up by 11.76pc from the prior year.
Total electrolytic aluminum inventory in major regions declined by 7,000mt from Thursday to 600,000mt on Dec 28.