AT A GLANCE: Rusal aluminium production stable in Q1; Covid-19 impacting demand

A summary of Russian aluminium producer Rusal’s operating results for the first quarter of 2020.

In brief

Aluminium production in the first three months of 2020 was little changed, just 0.9% lower than the prior quarter. Siberian smelters represented 93% of total aluminium output. Aluminium sales totaled 914,000 tonnes in the first quarter, down by 17.4% from 1,107,000 tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2019. Rusal said this was due to the high base effect, after a high level of sales during the last three months of the past year. Sales of value added...


Alice Mason

April 27, 2020

09:30 GMT