Statistics

Industry Profile

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

Break-down 2018 2019
Jobs (December 31st)
  â–  Directs
  â–  Indirects
448.064
113.827
334.237
484.882
114.015
370.867
Revenue (US$ billion) (1)
21,7 21,2
Investments (US$ billion) (1)
0,7 0,3
Paid taxes (US$ billion) (1) (2)
4,7 4,6
Primary Aluminum Production (1000 t)
659 650
Aluminum Domestic Consumption (1000 t)
1,373 1,486
Per Capita Consumption (kg/inhab/year)
6,6 7,1
Exports (1000 t – aluminum weight)
287 287
Imports (1000 t – aluminum weight)
690 784
Aluminum Industry Trade Balance (US$ million FOB) (*) (3)
  â–  Exports
  â–  Imports
  â–  Balance
 
4,003
1,985
2,018
  
3,773
1,977
1,796
Share of Aluminum Exports in the Total Brazilian Exports (%)
1.7 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