Statistics

Industry Profile

Brazil is the eleventh primary aluminum producer, preceded by China, Russia, Canada, the United Arab Emirates, India, Australia, Norway, Bahrain and the United States; Third largest bauxite producer behind Australia and China; And third alumina producer, behind China and Australia.

Break-down 2015 2016
Jobs (December 31st)
  ■ Directs
  ■ Indirects
454,744
130,204
324,540
442,732
119,178
323,554
Revenue (R$ billion) (1)
  ■ Share of GDP (%)
  ■ Share of Industrial GDP (%)
55.0
0.9
4.8
55.7
0.9
4.8
Investments (R$ billion) (1)
2.0 2.0
Paid taxes (R$ billion) (1) (2)
13.8 14.0
Primary Aluminum Production (1000 t)
772 793
Aluminum Domestic Consumption (1000 t)
1,310 1,205
Per Capita Consumption (kg/inhab/year)
6.4 5.8
Exports (1000 t – aluminum weight)
453 495
Imports (1000 t – aluminum weight)
620 534
Aluminum Industry Trade Balance (R$ million FOB) (*) (3)
  ■ Exports
  ■ Imports
  ■ Balance
 
3,941
1,764
2,177
  
3,577
1,339
2,238
Share of Aluminum Exports in the Total Brazilian Exports (%)
2.1 1.9

Note:
(1) Estimate made based on ABAL data and Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade.
(2) Includes tax over production, consumption and property.
(3) Includes Bauxite and Alumina.

Source: ABAL