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Aluminium production in Brazil rose slightly

The volume of primary aluminum production in Brazil increased by 1% in July 2010 compared with July 2009 and amounted to 130.6 thous. Tons. This is according to the Brazilian Aluminum Association.

In general, in January-July of the current compared to the same period last year, a winged metal production in the country decreased by 0.8% and amounted to 891.8 thous. Tons.

Recall that, according to forecasts of the organization, aluminum consumption in Brazil in 2010 compared to 2009 will grow by 24.7% to 1.26 million tonnes.

Earlier it was reported that Brazil, in May increased the smelting of aluminum by 1.4% compared to the same period of 2009, to 130.9 thousand. T. Was reduced by 1.6%, however, the production of aluminum in 5 months of this year, up 634.6 ths. tons.

In 2009, Brazil has reduced the smelting of aluminum by 7% compared with the previous period, to 1.53 million tonnes.

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