LONDON, Sept. 28 -- Western world unwrought aluminium stocks rose to 1.325 million tonnes in August compared with a revised 1.269 million tonnes in July, industry data showed on Monday.
Unwrought stocks stood at 1.233 million tonnes in August 2009, provisional data from International Aluminium Institute (IAI) figures showed.
Total aluminium smelter stocks excluding finished end-products fell to 2.437 million tonnes at the end of August from a revised 2.356 million tonnes in July.
To see the full breakdown of aluminium inventories please click on IAI-INVENTORY and <0#STOCKS-IAI>. Figures are in thousands of tonnes.