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Rio Tinto: China’s Beer Pack Transformation to Facilitate Aluminium Can Consumption
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SHANGHAI, Dec.7 (SMM)-Global metal giant Rio Tinto Group says, China is going to facilitate consumption of aluminium can used in carbonate beverages industry.

Barrios, CEO of aluminium department of Rio Tinto, said in a recent interview, “In the packaging industry, especially for China’s carbonate beverages and beer industry, aluminium can is replacing traditional glass bottle gradually”.

Barrios said, global aluminium demand will increase by 4% of compound annual growth rate in future 5 years. The global aluminium demand will grow 3%-4% during 2018-2019. With implementation of China’s DE-capacity plan, primary aluminium will rise in price and China’s packaging plants will also increase their capacity for other packs.

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