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Power Cost Remains Biggest Concerns for Chinese Aluminum Smelters

Industry News 10:43:11AM May 05, 2016 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, May 5 (SMM) – Chinese aluminum smelters have reported better profit from rising aluminum prices, but power costs remains the biggest concern for them right now, SMM learns.

Many smelters told SMM that negotiations with power plants over preferential power tariffs are still dragging on. 

In fact, some smelters have expressed worries that this year’s preferential power tariffs might be higher than last year.  

What Deters Many Chinese Aluminum Smelters from Restarting Capacity?

For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn or service.en@smm.cn.


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Power Cost Remains Biggest Concerns for Chinese Aluminum Smelters

Industry News 10:43:11AM May 05, 2016 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, May 5 (SMM) – Chinese aluminum smelters have reported better profit from rising aluminum prices, but power costs remains the biggest concern for them right now, SMM learns.

Many smelters told SMM that negotiations with power plants over preferential power tariffs are still dragging on. 

In fact, some smelters have expressed worries that this year’s preferential power tariffs might be higher than last year.  

What Deters Many Chinese Aluminum Smelters from Restarting Capacity?

For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn or service.en@smm.cn.