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Global Aluminum Market in 150,000-Ton Surplus Jan-Aug
Oct 18,2012 13:31CST
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he global aluminum market was in surplus by 150,000 metric tons in the first eight months of the year, the World Bureau of Metal Statistics said Wednesday.

Oct 17, 2012 (Dow Jones Commodities News via Comtex) - The global aluminum market was in surplus by 150,000 metric tons in the first eight months of the year, the World Bureau of Metal Statistics said Wednesday.

This compares with a surplus of 1.875 million tons in the whole of 2011.

Demand for primary aluminum in the first eight months of 2012 rose 4.8% compared with the year-earlier period, the WBMS said, without citing a specific figure. Production, meanwhile rose 846,000 tons, it said.

Global demand in August was 4.005 million tons, while primary aluminum production was 3.953 million tons.
 

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