Ge Honglin: China's aluminum industry has become the dominant industry in the private economy
July 6, 2023
On July 5, the China International Aluminum Industry Exhibition opened at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Center. This exhibition brings together high-quality resources in the aluminum industry and terminal application field at home and abroad, attracting more than 500 aluminum industry leaders and rookies from the world with new aluminum technology, new products and new applications, more than 100 new exhibitors to participate in the exhibition, a number of well-known foreign enterprises to return, the exhibition area of more than 45,000 square meters, Attracting professional visitors from more than 70 countries around the world, according to statistics, the number of visitors on the first day of the exhibition has reached 20,000.
First, China has become the world's largest aluminum production country. China's aluminum processing products production and sales for many years ranked first in the world, the international position is pivotal; Developed a group of internationally renowned brand enterprises, and accelerated towards the world's aluminum processing power. Second, China has become the largest exporter of aluminum processing materials. China's aluminum and products exports have covered 222 countries and regions around the world. In 2022, China's aluminum exports reached 8.82 million tons, another record high. Third, China has become the first country in the application of aluminum products. At present, China's aluminum enterprises have realized the differentiated application of aluminum products in the fields of new energy vehicles, photovoltaic, energy storage, Marine engineering, green buildings and home, and are accelerating the transformation from a simple material producer to a holistic solution provider. Fourth, China has become a highland of independent innovation in aluminum processing. At present, China's aluminum industry has comprehensively broken through the production of high-end aluminum materials such as aviation aluminum, power battery foil, and automotive panels. Key equipment such as 125 trillion cattle pre-tensile units were made domestically. Fifth, China's aluminum industry has become a leading industry in the private economy. At present, the aluminum processing industry has more than 3,500 private enterprises, accounting for more than 96% of the country's output, and a large number of specialized and special new enterprises and "small giant" enterprises full of development vitality.