According to statistics, as of the end of January, domestic aluminum smelting enterprises had a capacity of 36.69 million tons, a running capacity of 310.07 million tons, and a production capacity rate of 84.51%, down 0.09 percentage points from the previous month. The enterprises with capacity growth in January were: Xinjiang Xinfa, Henan Tianyuan, Shandong Weiqiao, Qinghai West Hydropower, Liaoning Yingkou Zhongwang, Inner Mongolia Huohai Hongjun Aluminum; the production capacity reduction enterprises were: Guizhou Huangguoshu Aluminum, Sichuan Qiaiya Sichuan Meishan Qixing Aluminum Industry.
In January, the domestically built capacity was increased by about 480,000 tons, and the operating capacity was increased by about 375,000 tons. In February, the country is about to usher in the Spring Festival holiday. It is expected that the smelter will remain basically stable and the overall production capacity will not change much, but it will not rule out the possibility of further reduction of production by high-cost enterprises caused by long-term low prices.