You Should Refrain from Overt Optimism after Shandong Aluminum Output Cut News, SMM Cautions

SMM Insight 05:48PM Jul 13, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jul. 13 (SMM) - Rumor has it Shandong will slash aluminum output by over 2 million tonnes, SMM understands.

Shandong Weiqiao and Xinfa Group will reportedly cut output by 1.4 million tonnes and 600,000 tonnes, respectively. On top of this news, LME aluminum rebounded on July 13.

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But SMM warns investors should refrain from overt optimism after this news. There will over 3 million-tpy of legal aluminum capacity under construction during 2017-2018, of which, about 1 million-tpy will come online in the second half of 2017.

Imported Zinc Influx in Shanghai to Decrease in July, SMM Says

Since aluminum ingot inventories are still on the rise for now, risks mount for bullish bets, SMM said. 

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

You Should Refrain from Overt Optimism after Shandong Aluminum Output Cut News, SMM Cautions

SMM Insight 05:48PM Jul 13, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jul. 13 (SMM) - Rumor has it Shandong will slash aluminum output by over 2 million tonnes, SMM understands.

Shandong Weiqiao and Xinfa Group will reportedly cut output by 1.4 million tonnes and 600,000 tonnes, respectively. On top of this news, LME aluminum rebounded on July 13.

China Unwrought Aluminum and Aluminum Semis Shipments Rise Dramatically in June

But SMM warns investors should refrain from overt optimism after this news. There will over 3 million-tpy of legal aluminum capacity under construction during 2017-2018, of which, about 1 million-tpy will come online in the second half of 2017.

Imported Zinc Influx in Shanghai to Decrease in July, SMM Says

Since aluminum ingot inventories are still on the rise for now, risks mount for bullish bets, SMM said. 

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