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March 2019 | Aluminium Weekly Market Tracker


China exports expected to retreat in H2: Asian and Middle Eastern Market Analysis - Flat Rolled Products


China still importing cansheet and aerospace grade materials.

Chinese imports of FRPs held steady in 2018 despite improved product offering

Much attention is given to China’s FRP exports, which is not surprising given the 1.8m tonnes of material exported last year (+700kt y-o-y), but it is also worth commenting on their imports, despite their much lower volumes. What stood out in 2018, was the fact that imports were virtually unchanged y-o-y at 256kt. In fact they have held at close to this level for three consecutive years now. What does this data...

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