Statistics

Industry Profile

Brazil is the eleventh primary aluminum producer, preceded by China, Russia, Canada, the United Arab Emirates, India, Australia, Norway, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United States, Iceland, Malaysia and South Africa;  Fourth largest bauxite producer behind Australia, China and Guinea; and third alumina producer, behind China and Australia.

Break-down 2017 2018
Jobs (December 31st)
  â–  Directs
  â–  Indirects
412,915
114,972
297,943
419,247
113,807
305,440
Revenue (US$ billion) (1)
19.7 16.8
Investments (US$ billion) (1)
0.2 0.2
Paid taxes (US$ billion) (1) (2)
4.3 3.6
Primary Aluminum Production (1000 t)
802 659
Aluminum Domestic Consumption (1000 t)
1,258 1,373
Per Capita Consumption (kg/inhab/year)
6.1 6,6
Exports (1000 t – aluminum weight)
383 287
Imports (1000 t – aluminum weight)
526 690
Aluminum Industry Trade Balance (US$ million FOB) (*) (3)
  â–  Exports
  â–  Imports
  â–  Balance
 
4,097
1,437
2,660
  
4,001
1,984
2,017
Share of Aluminum Exports in the Total Brazilian Exports (%)
1.9 1.7

Note:
(1) Estimate based on data from ABAL and Ministry of Economy.
(2) Includes tax over production, consumption and property.
(3) Includes Bauxite and Alumina.

Source: ABAL