Brazil's primary aluminium exports rise in April on resumed shipments to Japan

Brazilian export volumes of primary aluminium increased by 82.7% year-on-year in April due to increased shipments from Norsk Hydro’s Albras unit to Japan.

Exports of unwrought metal totaled 30,405 tonnes last month, compared with 16,641 tonnes in April 2017, according to figures released late last week by the country’s foreign trade ministry, MDIC.

This reflects a 65.5% year-on-year increase in shipments from the northern state of Pará, where...

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Danielle Assalve

May 08, 2018

19:20 GMT

São Paulo