Aluminum Market Overview in Chile
The value of the aluminum market in Chile contracted significantly to $ in , reducing 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 showed a abrupt curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.