Global aluminium production rose at a slightly faster pace in August than in July, as Chinese production picked up and helped to compensate for a steeper reduction in European output. However, it looks as though global output growth will slow this month, due to a combination of power rationing in Yunnan, China and high energy costs forcing even more European producers to curb output.
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