China produced 5.91mn mt of alumina in July 2020, according to the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) data. This was a decrease of 4.04pc from 6.16mn mt in July 2019. China’s alumina production rose by 3.33pc from 5.72mn mt in June 2020.
|Region||July 2020||July 2019||Pc Change||June 2019||Pc Change|
|East and Central Europe||383,000mt||369,000mt||3.79pc||358,000mt||6.98pc|
|China||5.91mn mt||6.16mn mt||-4.04pc||5.72mn mt||3.33pc|
|Africa and Asia (Excl China)||1.09mn mt||867,000mt||25.72pc||1.01mn mt||7.49pc|
|Oceania||1.77mn mt||1.74mn mt||1.66pc||1.73mn mt||2.19pc|
The global alumina production fell by 0.5pc to 11.36mn mt in July from 11.42mn mt in the prior-year period. The global alumina production, however, rose by 3pc to 11.36mn mt from 11.02mn mt in June 2020.
Total global alumina production reported being 77.46mn mt in Jan-July 2020, up by 0.59pc from 77.01mn mt in Jan-July 2019.
The alumina production in West Europe, China, North America, South America in July 2020 dropped from the prior-year period. The alumina production in East and Central Europe, Africa, and Asia (Excluding China) and Oceania regions in July 2020 reported a rise in the production from the prior-year period.