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03 October 2017


Report summary

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Supply-demand balances
    • China
    • Japan
    • Taiwan
    • Mexico
    • Europe
    • Alumina Market Developments

Tables and charts

This report includes 30 images and tables including:

  • Aluminium key forecasts
  • LME cash prices and cash-three month spreads (March-August 2016)
  • Global supply/demand balance, 2010-2018
  • China semis output and net trade
  • US imports of primary aluminium and aluminium alloys
  • Global benchmark aluminium premia
  • ROW growth offset by sluggish China output in July
  • China’s output expected to resume its upward trend in the remaining months of 2016
  • Changes in aluminium production estimates since July (kt)
  • China PMIs take divergent paths
  • Real estate investment split by source, Jan 2006 - June 2016
  • Automotive production and sales
  • Japanese semis shipment
  • Japanese housing starts
  • Taiwan output of aluminium sheet
  • SHFE/LME arbitrage for exports of semi fabricated products
  • North American shipments of FRP
  • North American shipments of extrusions
  • Spot alumina prices, (fob $/t)
  • Chinese alumina imports, (kt)
  • Rest of World alumina balances, China imports and Spot prices, 2015-2018, (kt)
  • China’s imported bauxite receipts, (Mt)
  • Changes in global SGA production estimates since July, (kt)
  • Price forecasts and world quarterly supply/demand balance – (kt)
  • Global primary aluminium consumption (kt)
  • Global alumina production (kt)
  • Global primary aluminium production (kt)
  • Aluminium stock and premia (kt)
  • Alumina supply/demand balance global summary (kt)
  • Aluminium supply/demand balance global summary (kt)