US demand supports Brazilian ATH exports in 2017

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Extended buying activity in the US in December enabled the country to overtake Japan as single-largest importer of alumina trihydrate.

Brazilian alumina trihydrate (ATH) exports ended 2017 on a high, with shipments reaching 844,982 tonnes in the full year, exceeding volumes traded in the previous two years.

The performance of the country confirms the uptrend in previous reporting periods, which was supported by healthy demand in the...

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