STATISTICS

Bauxite

 
Unit: 1000 tons
Composition 2017 2018
Supply
39,449.3 38,456.2
Production
39,244.2 38,122.5
â–  Alcan Alumina Ltda
            São Luís (MA)
  
369.8
  
351.2
■ Alcoa Alumínio S.A.
            Poços de Caldas (MG)
            São Luís (MA)
2,122.2
125.1
1,997.1
2,076.2
179.7
1,896.5
■ Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio
            Alumínio (SP)
  
741.8
  
752.7
â–  Norsk Hydro Brasil Ltda.
            Alunorte – Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. – Barcarena (PA)
  
6,396.8
  
3,712.2
â–  South32 Minerals S.A.
            São Luís (MA)
  
1,328.6
  
1,264.3
Others
101.4 101.4
Imports
29.5 27.1
Domestic Consumption
2,254.3 1,896.8
â–  Metallic uses
1,550.4 1,258.9
â–  Other uses
703.9 637.9
Exports
8,762.3 6,236.7

Sources:
Infomation from the companies in the industry. SISCOMEX – Integrated Foreign Trade System – SECEX/MDIC.

Notes:
Bauxite production data meet the "wet base" . In 2017, the average moisture content was about 12%.
(1) – The item "Others" in bauxite production includes data from companies that produces non metallic uses bauxite.