History
 
 


   History of Primary Aluminium Production

   Main producing countries and regions 1950 - 2007



  Major producing countries

CountriesProduction in ‘000 t
2008% of total2014% of total
China 13,695 34 21,481 43
Russia 4,191 10 3,712 7
Canada 3,124 8 756 2
USA 2,658 7 1,754 3
Australia 1,978 5 1,727 3
Brazil 1,661 4 1,684 3
Norway 1,383 3 1,195 2
India 1,348 3 3,958 8
Dubai 899 2 1026 2
Others 9,194 23 13,042 26
Total 40,131 100 50,335 100



   Split of Global Aluminium Consumption by end use Sectors



   Major Consuming Countries

CountriesProduction in ‘000 t
2008% of total2014% of total
China 12,604 34 22,088 44
USA 5,147 14 5,505 11
Japan 2,319 6 2,259 4
Germany 1,929 5 2,054 4
Middle East 1,459 4 2,030 4
India 1,089 3 3,800 8
Italty 951 3 869 2
South Korea 937 3 1297 3
Brazil 933 3 1,198 2
Others 10,051 24 9,551 19
Total 37,419 100 50,651 100



   Global Share of Primary and Recycled Metal Production





   Structure of a Well Developed Aluminium Recycling Industry





   Regional Bauxite, Alumina, primary and Recycled Aluminium Production, 2007





   Customers of the Aluminium Recycling Industry





   Worldwide Evolution of recycled and Primary Aluminium





   Global Metal Use – 1950, 1980 and 2007





   Global End-use Markets for Finished Aluminium Products, 2007





   Average Aluminium Content in Vehicles for North America, Europe and Japan (Source: Ducker Research)





   Modern End-of-Life Vehicle Dismantling and Aluminium Recycling Process





   Global Aluminium Beverage Can Collection Rate





   Functioning of Global Aluminium Flow Model with Data Inputs and Annual Outputs





   Global Aluminium Flow, 2007y





   Global Old Scrap Recycled by Markets





   Primary Energy Content of Primary, Recycled and Aluminium Stored in Use in PJ (10^15 Joules)





   Forecast Share of Primary and Recycled Metal Production





   Build-up of Aluminium in Use by 2020





   Annual Avoided Emission by Aluminium Recycling Note: CO2 emission data for primary aluminium do not include China.