COSCO, China — The Chinese government is reporting an aluminum shortage in its country, with more than 1.3 million tons of the metal missing from its stockpiles.
The report on the Chinese government’s website said that China’s Ministry of Commerce has been working to provide all the needed support to the country’s aluminum industry.
The ministry said that the country is “ready to meet the needs of its aluminum industry to restore the aluminum shortage to a reasonable level.”
Aluminum is an essential metal that helps keep the planet and the world safe.
It is a key ingredient for the production of steel, aluminum and glass, and is a critical component of aircraft, nuclear reactors, and other critical industries.
It also is used in automobiles, electronics and consumer goods.
The US government has been making aluminum-related investments to help meet the countrys needs.