China May aluminium output up 3.1% y/y at 3.42 mln T – stats bureau

June 15 (Reuters) – China’s production of aluminium rose 3.1% to 3.42 million tonnes in May versus a year earlier, esenyurt escort according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday.

For the January-to-May period, China produced 16.4 million tonnes, up 0.3% from the same period last year, the data showed.

Production of 10 nonferrous metals – including copper, aluminium, lead, zinc and nickel – rose 3.3% to 5.64 million tonnes from a year earlier.

Year-to-date output was up 0.9% at 27.25 million tonnes.

The other non-ferrous metals are tin, antimony, mercury, magnesium and titanium. (Reporting by Emily Chow; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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