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Aluminum Smelting in China: Market Research Report

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Aluminum Smelting Market Research Report | Aug 2016

Making metal: Positive performance returns after falls in the economic downturn

IBISWorld’s Aluminum Smelting market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$90bn
Annual Growth 11-16
6.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
284,705
Businesses
300
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue for the Aluminum Smelting industry in China has been growing at an average annualized rate of 6.2% between 2011 and 2016 to $89.8 billion. As a basic metal, aluminum has a wide variety of applications within the Building Construction (IBISWorld industry report 4710), Automobile Manufacturing (3721), Power Grid Construction (4725), and packaging material industries. These downstream industries are promoted by China's booming economy and rising urbanization.

With increasing downstream demand for aluminum products over the past three decades, aluminum-related industries developed rapidly, expanding output capacity as product prices appreciate. Alumina output, the major material for primary aluminum, has increased from 3.3 million tons in 1998 to 58.7.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

High start-up costs

Prospective entrants to the industry face high start-up costs, as purchase costs account for a large proportion of industry revenue. The capital requirement is more significant in high-end markets as advanced technologies and production facilities are utilized during manufacturing processes.

Technological barriers

Improvements in production techniques have increased the technological barriers for new players within the industry. In recent years, many large aluminum manufacturers have increased their investment in technology and systems, leading to productivity and efficiency improvements... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Aluminum Smelting Industry?

Companies in the Aluminum Smelting industry in China refine aluminum through the smelting, electrolysis, and repeal casting of bauxite and alumina. They also engage in the smelting of recycled aluminum. The manufacture of aluminum products, such as aluminum packaging, aluminum doors and windows, spare parts, and similar items is not included in this industry.

Industry Products
AluminaPrimary aluminumOthers
 
Industry Activities
Primary aluminum smeltingAlumina processingPrimary aluminum alloy processingAluminum ore processingSecondary aluminum processing


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