Australian aluminium ingot exports to US hit year-high

Imports of unwrought aluminium from Australia to the United States jumped to a year-high in September, according to the latest figures by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) – bearing out reports of a flow of ingot from the country.

Imports of unwrought aluminium under HTS code 7601 totaled 29,230 tonnes in September – well above the country’s previous year-high of 11,688 tonnes in January, ITC figures showed. This jump in imports substantiates reports that aluminium ingot produced in Australia was being offered to customers in the US, which temporarily created...


Kirk Maltais

November 08, 2018

10:58 GMT