Aluminum Smelting in China: Market Research Report

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Aluminum Smelting Market Research Report | Aug 2015

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

The Aluminum Smelting market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Revenue for the Aluminum Smelting industry in China has been growing at an average annualized rate of 7.7% between 2010 and 2015 to $84.5 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 strongly 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 51.3.... purchase to read more

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Over the five years through 2015, revenue for the Aluminum Smelting industry has increased at an annualized rate of 7.7%–from $58.3 billion in 2010 to $84.5 billion in 2015. Industry profitability has been weak, however, due to rising raw material costs, higher electricity expenses, and the global financial crisis.

Before 2005, exports accounted for a large proportion of industry revenue. However, the government limited export volumes of aluminum products to protect Chinese mineral resources. An export rebate of 8.0% on aluminum products was canceled in 2005 and replaced with a 5% export tariff payable by aluminum product manufacturers. This export tariff was increased to 15% in 2008... purchase to read more


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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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