Brazil alumina exports up 13% in July as Alumar takes front stage

Brazilian alumina exports rose in July both sequentially and over the same month in 2019, while shipments from the Alumar refinery offset lower volumes from Alunorte, data from the country’s ministry of economy showed.

Brazil exported 727,813 tonnes of alumina in July, a 13.1% year-on-year increase from 643,428 tonnes, and also up by 7% from 679,916 tonnes in June this year.

Exports from the Belém port, near Norsk Hydro’s Alunorte refinery in northern Brazil, totaled...

Published

Renato Rostás

August 07, 2020

15:30 GMT

São Paulo