The RMB2bn ($297.3M) project is designed to produce 300kt/y of aluminium sheet, strip and foil.

The phase-1 project, with investment costs of RMB1.2bn ($178.4M) has a designed capacity of 200kt/y and is scheduled for completion by the end of 2011.

Once completed, the company will produce can stock, aluminium sheet for motor vehicles, strip used in making PS board as well as electronic foil.