Alumina Market Overview in Romania
In value terms, alumina production rose markedly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production enjoyed a significant increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.
The size of the alumina market in Romania expanded remarkably to $ in 2019, increasing by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption, however, recorded a significant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.