January Operating Rates at Aluminum Extrusion Producers Down 27.19% MoM-Shanghai Metals Market

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January Operating Rates at Aluminum Extrusion Producers Down 27.19% MoM

SMM Insight 09:43:14AM Feb 13, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Feb. 13 (SMM) -- According to a recent SMM survey, operating rates at 29 aluminum extrusion producers were 40.88% during January, down 27.19% MoM, due mainly to production suspension at most enterprises during the Chinese New Year holiday.

Operating rates at large producers with capacities greater than 50,000 mt/yr were 46.53%, down 25.25% MoM; operating rates at medium producers were 27.92%, down 31.81% MoM; and operating rates at small producers with capacities below 10,000 mt/yr were 46.44%, down 16.36% MoM.

Most aluminum extrusion producers have begun to resume operations at a slower pace in early February. SMM predicts operating rates at aluminum extrusion producers will be 60% during February.   

 

Key Words:  operating rates  aluminum Al 

January Operating Rates at Aluminum Extrusion Producers Down 27.19% MoM

SMM Insight 09:43:14AM Feb 13, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Feb. 13 (SMM) -- According to a recent SMM survey, operating rates at 29 aluminum extrusion producers were 40.88% during January, down 27.19% MoM, due mainly to production suspension at most enterprises during the Chinese New Year holiday.

Operating rates at large producers with capacities greater than 50,000 mt/yr were 46.53%, down 25.25% MoM; operating rates at medium producers were 27.92%, down 31.81% MoM; and operating rates at small producers with capacities below 10,000 mt/yr were 46.44%, down 16.36% MoM.

Most aluminum extrusion producers have begun to resume operations at a slower pace in early February. SMM predicts operating rates at aluminum extrusion producers will be 60% during February.   

 

Key Words:  operating rates  aluminum Al