Operating Rates at Aluminum Plate, Sheet, Strip and Foil Producers Rise 13.28% in February-Shanghai Metals Market

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Operating Rates at Aluminum Plate, Sheet, Strip and Foil Producers Rise 13.28% in February

SMM Insight 09:16:32AM Mar 16, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Mar. 15 (SMM) -- According to a recent SMM survey, the average operating rate at 34 domestic aluminum plate, sheet, strip and foil producers was 54.33% during February, up 13.28% MoM, but down 13.26% YoY, an indication of a weak start for China’s aluminum plate, sheet, strip and foil industry.

Operating rates at large producers were 53.67%, up 12.23% from January; operating rates at medium producers were 56.94%, up 16.29% from January; and operating rates at small producers were 55.76%, up 23.40% from January.  

 

Operating Rates at Aluminum Plate, Sheet, Strip and Foil Producers Rise 13.28% in February

SMM Insight 09:16:32AM Mar 16, 2012 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Mar. 15 (SMM) -- According to a recent SMM survey, the average operating rate at 34 domestic aluminum plate, sheet, strip and foil producers was 54.33% during February, up 13.28% MoM, but down 13.26% YoY, an indication of a weak start for China’s aluminum plate, sheet, strip and foil industry.

Operating rates at large producers were 53.67%, up 12.23% from January; operating rates at medium producers were 56.94%, up 16.29% from January; and operating rates at small producers were 55.76%, up 23.40% from January.