The list announced by MIIT is the first batch of mines/smelters/producers which have been allowed to mine or produce bauxite, alumina and aluminium. The five approved bauxite mines comprise four subsidiaries of Aluminium Corporation of China, also known as Chinalco, as well as Yunnan Wenshan Aluminium.
The eight alumina producers that have been approved comprise six subsidiaries under Chinalco, as well as Henan Nonferrous Huiyuan Aluminium and Yunnan Wenshan Aluminium. Meanwhile, a total of 27 aluminium producers have been approved in the list, such as Chalco Fushun Aluminum, Shanxi Huasheng Aluminum, Yunnan Aluminium. In addition, Hubei Jinyang Metallurgical is the only recycled aluminium producer that is on the list. The mines and producers in the list have met the environmental standards set by the government.