Davis Index: Market Intelligence for the Global Metals and Recycled Materials Markets

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. 


RegionJuly 2020July 2019Pc ChangeJune 2019Pc Change
West Europe477,000mt489,000mt-2.85pc478,000mt0.12pc
East and Central Europe383,000mt369,000mt3.79pc358,000mt6.98pc
China5.91mn mt6.16mn mt-4.04pc5.72mn mt3.33pc
North America231,000mt264,000mt-12.5pc223,000mt3.58pc
South America962,000mt991,000mt-2.92pc978,000mt-1.63
Africa and Asia (Excl China)1.09mn mt867,000mt25.72pc1.01mn mt7.49pc
Oceania1.77mn mt1.74mn mt1.66pc1.73mn mt2.19pc


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. 

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