Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco) history, profile and corporate video
Aluminum Corporation of China Limited, known as ”Chalco”, is a Chinese multinational aluminum company headquartered in Beijing, China. The controlling shareholder of the company is Aluminum Corporation of China, known as Chinalco, a state-owned enterprise.
Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco), the state holding company, was established in 2001 to be the primary aluminum producer in China.
Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco) was formally listed in Hong Kong and New York on December 12, 2001
Chalco is engaged in the whole value chain, from exploration and mining of bauxite and coal, the production, sales, and R&D of alumina, primary aluminum and aluminum alloy products, to international trade, logistics, and power generation from both fossil fuels and new energy.
Over the years, the company has provided aluminum profiles for China’s construction, transportation and national defense industries to develop China’s first man-made satellite, its first nuclear reactor and a nuclear submarine, Long March rockets, Shenzhou spacecraft, Chang’e lunar probes, commercial airplanes, aircraft carriers, and high-speed trains.
With more than 63 000 employees and over 35 subsidiaries, Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco) is considered one of the largest companies in China’s aluminum industry and one of the largest in China’s non-ferrous industry. It is also considered one of the largest alumina and primary aluminum producers in the world.
According to Forbes, the company is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world.
*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.chalco.com.cn/en/.
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