Consumption of aluminum products in Brazil will grow 4.1
percent year on year in 2013 to 1.48 million tonnes, beating
previous growth estimates of 3.7 percent, according to
Brazilian aluminum association Abal.
consumption of sheet, the best-selling aluminum product in
Brazil, to increase 7.6 percent to 574,000 tonnes by year-end,
while extruded products are set to end the year up 7 percent at
376,000 tonnes and cast items will grow 3.2 percent to 214,000
Consumption of wire and cable products is expected to end
the year down 10.5 percent at 132,000 tonnes, Abal said.
A version of this
article was first published in AMM sister publication Metal