Alumina Market Overview in the USA
In value terms, alumina production amounted to $ in 2019. In general, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.
The size of the alumina market in the U.S. dropped to $ in 2019, declining 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). Over the period under review, consumption, however, continues to indicate a perceptible curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.