China's domestic primary aluminum price averaged Yuan 14,232.10/mt ($2,105/mt) over October 21-30, up 6.3% from October 11-20, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a report Friday.
NBS conducts a survey on domestic prices, covering nine categories of essential feedstocks, three times a month.
Aluminum falls under the category of nonferrous metals. This category also includes the prices of copper, lead and zinc ingot.
The average price of copper was Yuan 38,025.90/mt over October 21-30, up 0.9% from the previous period; lead was up 3.1% at Yuan 16,017.10/mt and zinc down 3.9% at Yuan 18,844.90/mt.
The other eight categories are ferrous metals, petrochemicals, oil and natural gas, coal, non-metal construction materials, agricultural products, agricultural feedstocks and forestry products.
The data is gathered from 24 major provinces and cities: Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shandong, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Gansu and Xinjiang.