Global primary aluminium output up 1.8% vs last year in December 2018

Global primary aluminium production totaled 55 million tonnes in December 2018, an increase of 1.8% year on year, according to figures released by the International Aluminium Institute on Monday January 21.

Global production for the whole of 2018 is up 1.4% or 937,000 tonnes at 64.3 million tonnes. China, the world’s largest aluminium producer, produced 39.5 million tonnes of aluminium between December 2017 and December 2018, IAI data showed. This constitutes an increase of 1.6% in China’s production...

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Amy Hinton

January 22, 2019

11:25 GMT

London