Brazilian ATH exports surge in 2016

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Thursday, 23 February 2017

ATH exports to US up over 200%; Lower US capacity key factor; Japan, Argentina also raise demand

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 Brazil reached 737,179 tonnes in 2016, according to customs data, marking a 47% hike in volume year-on-year (y-o-y).

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