Alumina Market Overview in South Africa
The size of the alumina market in South Africa contracted to $ in , falling 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, continues to indicate a pronounced reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.