Brazil alumina exports down 17% in January

Brazil reported a 17.2% year-on-year decrease in alumina exports during January 2021, with the biggest reduction being in shipments from the port of Belém, used by Norsk Hydro’s Alunorte refinery, data from the ministry of economy showed on Thursday February 4.

Alumina exports totaled 763,086 tonnes in January this year, down from 921,718 tonnes a year before.
Export revenues reached $213.2 million on an fob basis in January, down by 21.1% from $270.2 million in the corresponding period of the previous year. The average price was $279 per tonne, falling by 4.7% from $293 per tonne one year earlier.

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Published

Renato Rostás

February 05, 2021

13:45 GMT

São Paulo