Brazil's bauxite ore exports down 11% in March on annual basis

Brazil’s bauxite ore exports fell 11.1% in March from a year earlier, on lower volumes from both Mineração Rio do Norte (MRN) and Alcoa’s Juruti mine.

Exports totaled 597,503 tonnes last month, against 671,882 tonnes in March 2017, according to the country’s foreign trade ministry, MDIC. Yet on a monthly comparison, Brazil’s bauxite export volumes increased 10% from February’s level of 543,198 tonnes. Most of March’s volumes were exported from the city of Oriximiná, where...

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Danielle Assalve

April 13, 2018

23:59 GMT

São Paulo