Brazilian aluminium imports rise 142% in July, duty-free quota under pressure

Brazilian imports of primary unalloyed aluminium rose by 142% year on year in July, putting a newly approved duty-free quota extension under pressure, according to data published by the ministry economy on Wednesday August 4.

The country imported 37,181 tonnes of primary aluminium in July, up significantly from 15,376 tonnes a year before.

During the January-July period, imports totaled 266,154 tonnes, a 96.35% year-on-year increase. Imports in the first seven months of 2021 have surpassed totaled import volumes for...

Published

Renato Rostás

August 05, 2021

20:45 GMT

São Paulo