BAUXITE & ALUMINA CONF: Chinese demand will drive expansion in seaborne bauxite market – Carvalheira

Global demand for seaborne bauxite will increase to nearly 130 million tonnes by 2026, growing at an average rate of 8% per year, according to Otavio Carvalheira, commercial vp at Alcoa.

Global demand for seaborne bauxite will increase to nearly 130 million tonnes by 2026, growing at an average rate of 8% per year, according to Otavio Carvalheira, commercial vp at Alcoa.

The increase will be driven primarily by Chinese demand, with imports increasing at an average rate of 9.7% per year until 2026, delegates at Metal Bulletin’s 23rd Bauxite & Alumina conference in Miami heard this week.
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Charlotte Radford

March 16, 2017

12:46 GMT

Miami