It is reported that the Secretary-General of the International Aluminium Association, Ron Nip, will step down as Secretary-General at the end of December 2019. A few days ago, he has proposed to the board of directors of the International Aluminum Association (IAI) to leave the company on the date of expiration of the current contract.

It is understood that Ron Nept has officially served as Secretary General of the International Aluminium Association in December 2008 and has been in existence for ten years. Ron Nip told reporters: “The IAI board of directors will finally decide when I will leave IAI, but I have already expressed to the IAI board the wish that I want to hand over power to the next leader, and I can welcome new ones in the future. Opportunities and challenges, I also hope that my career is always related to the aluminum industry.”

During the ten years of Ron Nip’s tenure as Secretary-General, the global aluminum industry has undergone tremendous changes and developments. Ron Nip said: “The scale of the aluminum industry has increased by 50% compared to 2008. China has become a strong country in the global aluminum industry, and the Middle East Gulf region will also become the second largest concentration of aluminum assets; but from now on It seems that the status quo of the three independent markets of bauxite, alumina and primary aluminum in the world has begun to change, reflecting another structural change in the industry.”

Ron Nip said that he is very optimistic about the future development of the aluminum industry. He told reporters that on the G20 held recently, the meeting between China and the United States gave everyone great confidence. He hoped that the easing of Sino-US relations would be Bringing improvements to the development of the aluminum industry.

The IAI Secretariat is located in London, the capital of the United Kingdom. It was established in 1972. Its member companies include bauxite, alumina, primary aluminum, recycled aluminum and aluminum processing companies. Currently, IAI member companies’ bauxite, alumina and primary aluminum. Production accounts for more than 60% of the world’s total production, and 27 member companies have board seats.