IAI: January World Aluminum Output -2.2% On Month At 2.140M Tons

Industry News 09:56:34AM Feb 21, 2012 Source:SMM

LONDON, Feb 20, 2012 (Dow Jones) -- Total world aluminum output fell 2.2% on-month in January following a decline in production in Africa, North America and West Europe, the International Aluminium Institute said Monday.

Primary aluminum production dropped to 2.140 million metric tons from a revised 2.189 million tons in December, the IAI said.

Output was, however, up 0.1% compared with January 2011, when production stood at 2.137 million tons.

Daily output last month averaged 69,000 tons, down from 70,600 tons in December.

 
 

Key Words:  aluminum output  IAI 

IAI: January World Aluminum Output -2.2% On Month At 2.140M Tons

Industry News 09:56:34AM Feb 21, 2012 Source:SMM

LONDON, Feb 20, 2012 (Dow Jones) -- Total world aluminum output fell 2.2% on-month in January following a decline in production in Africa, North America and West Europe, the International Aluminium Institute said Monday.

Primary aluminum production dropped to 2.140 million metric tons from a revised 2.189 million tons in December, the IAI said.

Output was, however, up 0.1% compared with January 2011, when production stood at 2.137 million tons.

Daily output last month averaged 69,000 tons, down from 70,600 tons in December.

 
 

Key Words:  aluminum output  IAI