Chinese aluminum production rose 18% through February, confounding a January prediction by Alcoa...

|By:, SA News Editor

Chinese aluminum production rose 18% through February, confounding a January prediction by Alcoa (AA) CEO Klaus Kleinfeld that the country's capacity would be sharply cut. Alcoa and Norsk Hydro (NHYDY.PK) - responding to market barometers like plentiful supplies and falling prices - have made production cuts, but China has its own set of signals.