aluminium demand

Aluminium Demand Growth Blunted By Sanctions In 2019: Hydro’s Brandtzæg

Aluminium Demand Growth Blunted By Sanctions In 2019: Hydro’s Brandtzæg

Though still on the rise, trade sanctions and tariffs are likely to throw up a roadblock to aluminium demand growth in the coming year. Such is the opinion of Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA as expressed in comments by President and...


The Electric Vehicle Revolution Will Spur Aluminium Demand

In stark contrast to previous editions, electric vehicles were all the rage at this year’s Frankfurt IAA, the world’s largest motor show. Many premium brand announced they would electrify entire series or that their fleets will be a mix of hybrid and battery-powered vehicles. Aiming to catch up to Tesla, European automakers are increasingly favouring […]

Aluminium Demand in United States and Canada Rose by 1.4% in April

Estimates just released by the Aluminum Association show an increase in demand for the metal increased year-on-year by 1.4% in April in the United States and Canada. According to the numbers, shipments by domestic producers plus imports of aluminium totaled 2.257 billion pounds in the fourth month of the year. Demand for semi-fabricated aluminium increased […]

North American Aluminium Demand Up for Sixth Straight Year: Aluminium Association

Aluminium trade advocacy group the Aluminum Association released its Aluminum Statistical Review for 2015 yesterday. The Review shows a continuation of demand growth for the sixth straight year. The Association’s annual report showed several noteworthy findings regarding North America’s aluminium industry. The report identified a year-on-year increase in demand of eight-tenths of a percent, to […]