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 and Iceland; Fourth largest bauxite producer behind Australia, China and Guinea; and third alumina producer, behind China and Australia.

Break-down 2016 2017
Jobs (December 31st)
  ■ Directs
  ■ Indirects
415,208
119,444
295,764
414,877
114,967
299,910
Revenue (US$ billion) (1)
  ■ Share of GDP (%)
  ■ Share of Industrial GDP (%)
18.2

20.2

Investments (US$ billion) (1)
0.3 0.3
Paid taxes (US$ billion) (1) (2)
3.9 4.4
Primary Aluminum Production (1000 t)
790 802
Aluminum Domestic Consumption (1000 t)
1,205 1,263
Per Capita Consumption (kg/inhab/year)
5.8 6.1
Exports (1000 t – aluminum weight)
495 383
Imports (1000 t – aluminum weight)
534 532
Aluminum Industry Trade Balance (R$ million FOB) (*) (3)
  ■ Exports
  ■ Imports
  ■ Balance
 
3,577
1,339
2,238
  
3,958
1,433
2,525
Share of Aluminum Exports in the Total Brazilian Exports (%)
1.9 1.8

Note:
(1) Estimate made based on IBGE data (Anual Industrial Survey 2014) and National Accounts in 2015.
(2) Includes tax over production, consumption and property.
(3) Includes Bauxite and Alumina.

Source: ABAL