International Aluminium Institute

Global Aluminium Production Fell 2.2 Percent In June

Global Aluminium Production Fell 2.2 Percent In June

With the fallout of sanctions and tariffs as a backdrop, numbers just released by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) showed an appreciable decline in the global aluminium smelting total from last month, with a global total down from both the prior month...


IAI and ASI Ink Cooperation Agreement

The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday, committing to collaborate on efforts to improve the performance and sustainability of the global aluminium trade. Executed by ASI’s Chief Executive Officer Fiona Solomon, and IAI’s Secretary General Ron Knapp, the five-year MOU pledges the two organizations’ cooperation […]

Global Aluminium Production Down by 1.5% in Q1

According to numbers recently released by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI), worldwide aluminium production for the first four months of 2016 fell by 1.5% year-on-year, totaling a global production of 18.1 million metric tons. In its report, the IAI indicates that the reason for the global decline is largely due to production cuts continued by […]

IAI Selects Norsk Hydro’s Aasheim as Chair

The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) announced this week that it has chosen Norsk Hydro’s Hilde Merete Aasheim as its new Chair. Norsk’s Executive Vice President of primary metal business will be replacing Abdulla Kalban, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Global Aluminium, who is stepping down after two years in the position. The appointment was made […]

China’s Aluminium Output Drops in January and February

According to data released yesterday by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI), aluminium output from the People’s Republic of China has dropped by 461 thousand metric tons per month between December 2015 and February 2016. February’s output of 2,070 thousand metric tons is down 686 thousand metric tons from a twelve-month high of 2,756 thousand metric […]