Japanese aluminium demand stays strong

Japanese aluminium shipments rose for a fifth month in November, as strong domestic demand offset continued weakness in exports.

Shipments jumped 4.9% year-on-year to 168,387 tonnes in November, according to the Japan Aluminium Association (JAA), though volumes were down 5.6% from the previous month.

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December 31, 2013

07:55 GMT

Tokyo