Brazilian alumina export growth slows to 4.6% y-o-y in June

Alumina exports from Brazil increased in June on an annual basis but at a reduced rate than in the previous months of this year, data from the country’s economy ministry on Monday July 6 showed.

Brazilian alumina exports totaled 679,914 tonnes in June, a 4.6% year-on-year increase from 650,229 tonnes. When compared with May figures, however, exports fell by 12.8% from 779,694 tonnes. The lower export volumes were attributed to a fall in supply from the Alunorte refinery in June.

Growth rates on an annual basis had been of at least 30% every month this year, up until May. Exports totaled...

Published

Renato Rostás

July 07, 2020

17:09 GMT

São Paulo