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

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
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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Between 2010 and 2020, industry value-added is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 6.1%; meanwhile annualized GDP growth is estimated at 6.5% in the same period. Benefiting from rapidly increasing revenue, value-added within the industry increased at very high rates during 2006 and 2007, with a major increase in 2010. However, large declines in 2008 and 2009 were the result of declining industry prices and output and rising power costs. Industry value-added is forecast to increase at a steady rate between 2015 and 2020 as demand recovers and manufacturers take measures to control costs. This may result in the industry entering a new growth phase... 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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