Aluminum in surplus as US, European demand slows

Nov 28, 2007 | 11:59 AM | Matthew Lerner

Aluminum markets showed a third-quarter surplus as demand slowed in the United States and Europe but continued to grow in emerging nations, according to Paul Williams, CRU International Ltd. aluminum semis research manager.

"CRU believes that the primary market moved into surplus in the third quarter, although stocks on a days' consumption basis remain relatively low," Williams said in a report for the Aluminum Association, Washington.....

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