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Aluminium Industry Outlook For 2017
Outlook 2017: How end- user will drive aluminium market in 2017
Outlook 2017: How end- user will drive aluminium market in 2017

The automotive, aerospace, construction, electrical and packaging sectors emerged as the largest aluminium end users in 2016. These sectors will continue to drive aluminium consump ...

End User   |  
Transport - Automobiles (cars)   |  
AlCircle.com   |
19/Jan/2017
Outlook 2017: Awaiting opportunities in the bauxite sector
Outlook 2017: Awaiting opportunities in the bauxite sector

According to CRU, global alumina capacity is forecast to grow by 29.6% over the next ten years, reaching 179.6M tonnes by 2024. Metallurgical grade alumina capacity expansion, prim ...

Bauxite   |  
General   |  
AlCircle.com   |
17/Jan/2017
Outlook 2017: Can a rising automotive industry demand break the lull in secondary aluminium market?
Outlook 2017: Can a rising automotive industry demand break the lull in secondary aluminium market?

2016 has not been a truly encouraging year for scrap aluminium market. Although awareness about aluminium recycling grew manifold among the value chain players, and international b ...

Secondary Aluminium   |  
General   |  
AlCircle.com   |
17/Jan/2017
Outlook 2017: Can value added applications turn the table for aluminium?
Outlook 2017: Can value added applications turn the table for aluminium?

The year 2016 is marked by a distinct shift towards value added applications in aluminium.  Aluminium producers around the world fought out to find ways and means to survive t ...

Downstream Products   |  
General   |  
AlCircle.com   |
14/Jan/2017
Outlook 2017: A sneak peek into a few swanky aluminium bodied smartphones
Outlook 2017: A sneak peek into a few swanky aluminium bodied smartphones

Aluminium has already forayed into the world of smartphones as a preferred chassis material. The year 2016 saw some of the biggest brands in the mobile phone market using aluminium ...

End User   |  
Others - Electronic Devices – Cell Phone Body, Laptop Chassis etc.   |  
AlCircle.com   |
13/Jan/2017
Outlook 2017: Where is alumina headed after ending in a supply deficit in 2016?
Outlook 2017: Where is alumina headed after ending in a supply deficit in 2016?

Alumina enters 2017 on a positive note. Its price advance last year was ahead of other commodities in the aluminium value chain, and the growing demand from China and Middle East a ...

Alumina   |  
General   |  
AlCircle.com   |
12/Jan/2017
Outlook 2017: How will primary aluminium fare in the New Year; who would be the prime players
Outlook 2017: How will primary aluminium fare in the New Year; who would be the prime players

2016 has been a positive year for primary aluminium after a long period of volatility. LME aluminium prices recovered 13.4% in 2016 ending the year with a rate of USD 1714 per ton. ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
General   |  
AlCircle.com   |
10/Jan/2017
Let us know your aluminium industry outlook for 2017
Let us know your aluminium industry outlook for 2017

We have just wrapped up 2016 and are preparing ourselves towards a productive 2017. The year has ended with a positive note for the industry as well as AlCircle. Since, we call our ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
General   |  
AlCircle.com   |
07/Jan/2017
Outlook 2017:  Top aluminium-intensive car brands of 2017 model year
Outlook 2017: Top aluminium-intensive car brands of 2017 model year

Aluminium dominates the “material of choice” for automakers globally as it offers vehicles lighter, more fuel-efficient and strong. In the previous year, the use of alu ...

End User   |  
Transport - Automobiles (cars)   |  
AlCircle.com   |
06/Jan/2017
Outlook 2017: What must aluminium rolling companies focus on to gain competitive advantage?
Outlook 2017: What must aluminium rolling companies focus on to gain competitive advantage?

Product differentiation, though key to earning higher margins, is difficult to achieve in the rolled aluminium product manufacturing sector. Despite discrete size rationalization, ...

Downstream Products   |  
Market   |  
AlCircle.com   |
05/Jan/2017