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Aluminium: 2012 Review and what to expect in 2013

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The LME aluminium price fell by 16% during 2012 as smelters continued to spew out metal despite a deterioration in the economic environment in Europe and a slowdown in the Chinese economy. From a fundamental point of view the market remained in surplus with inventories increasing by another 1.2Mt in 2012 to an estimated 15Mt.

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  • LME stocks: warehouses in Vlissingen absorbed 60% of total net inflows in 2012
  • China monthly bauxite imports Jan 2010- Jan 2013
  • Alumina spot prices, Jan 2008-Feb 2013
  • Primary aluminium consumption breakdown-2012
  • Primary aluminium consumption growth in 2012

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  • Global and China's aluminium balance, 2012-2013
  • Voluntary smelter curtailments effective in 2012, kt/a
  • Involuntary smelter curtailments effective in 2012, kt/a
  • ROW aluminium output forecast 2013-2016, kt
  • Rest of World alumina balances, China imports and Spot prices, 2012-2013, (kt)

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