Brazilian ATH exports to US rise almost 150%

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 12 May 2017

The surge in Brazilian deliveries of alumina trihydrate to US customers that characterised the second half of 2016 has continued this year to date.

Brazilian exports of alumina trihydrate (ATH) to the US increased almost 150% in the early months of 2017 against year-ago levels, confirming the surge in US demand from the Latin American producer that was first seen after the closure of domestic producers.

The US overtook Japan as the top export...