Brazilian ATH exports surge in 2016
Published: Thursday, 02 February 2017
Deliveries of alumina trihydrate to the US increased over 200% as local capacity reduced following the shutdowns of Alcoa and Sherwin’s refineries, while also Japan and Argentina boosted their imports of Brazilian ATH.
Brazilian exports of alumina trihydrate (ATH) increased
by almost 50% throughout 2016 as demand surged in leading
destinations including the US and Japan, trade data shows.
Total exports of ATH from the Latin American producer
reached 737,179 tonnes in 2016, according to Brazilian customs
data, marking a 47% hike...