Brazilian aluminium production down 20% in April, Abal says

Brazilian primary aluminium production declined for the 17th consecutive month on an annual basis during April 2019, data from national industry association Abal showed on Wednesday June 12.

The aluminium industry in the country is preparing for the Albras smelter to return to full capacity and is preparing to discuss its import quota for the second half of the year. Primary aluminium production in the South American country totaled 48,400 tonnes in April, down by 19.70% from 60,300 tonnes in April 2018 and by 3.60% from 50,200 tonnes in March 2019. Volumes have been falling year-on-year since December...

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Renato Rostás

June 13, 2019

17:10 GMT

São Paulo