Brazil's bauxite export volumes rebound in August

Brazilian bauxite exports increased in August, attributed to miner Mineração Rio do Norte (MRN) resuming normal operations after being affected by unusual rainfall in the first half of the year.

The country exported a total of 1.09 million tonnes of the aluminium ore in August, up by 12.4% from a year earlier, according to figures from Brazil’s Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (MDIC). The volume also represents a 48% increase from July 2017’s level of 733,439 tonnes. Bauxite shipments from...

Published

Danielle Assalve

September 13, 2017

16:10 GMT

São Paulo