Metals News
Impact on Aluminum Output to Expand as Henan Voluntarily Joins Winter Cuts
industry news

SHANGHAI, Jul. 28 (SMM) – Aluminum smelters in “2+26” cities, namely Beijing, Tianjin and surrounding 26 cities, are required to cut production by over 30% during winter heating season, according to a notice issued by China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection issued a notice early this year.

Will Aluminum Prices Soar from China’s “Category 7” Scrap Metal Import Ban? SMM Reports

The government of Henan Province issued a notice to add Luoyang, Pingdingshan and Sanmenxia into the list of “2+26” cities.

Aluminum Stocks Grow Sharply in China Major Markets, SMM Says

This move is expected to expand the amount of aluminum production to be affected during winter heating season by 10-20%. 

The article is edited by SMM and is provided for information purpose only. SMM assumes no liability and does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or completeness of information contained or quoted in the article, either express or implied. SMM further disclaims any liability for losses in connection with the information contained or quoted in the article.

For news cooperation, please contact us by email: or

China aluminum capacity
For queries, please contact Frank LIU at
For more information on how to access our research reports, please email
Related Price

No Data