Key Figures

160 exajoules : global energy use from the industrial sector, equivalent to 37 percent of total energy use worldwide.

54 million tons : global aluminium production in 2014.

4,950 metric tons : global aluminium production in August 2015, a record high.

32,310.287 million metric tons : total carbon dioxide emissions from the consumption of energy 2008-2012.

22 metric tons : Emissions of CO2 per ton of aluminium along the production chain with coal-fired power plant.

 

Total output (kilotons) of top 20 aluminium producers in 2014…

Company 2014
1 UC RUSAL 3,016
2 Hongqiao Group 3,592
3 Rio Tinto 3,361
4 CHALCO 3,300
5 Alcoa 3,125
6 CPI 2,669
7 EGA 2,341
8 Xinfa Group 2,306
9 Nork Hydro 1,958
10 East Hope 1,399
11 Jiuquan Iron&Steel Group 1,104
12 Zengshi Group 1,093
13 BHP Billiton 1,079
14 Yunnan Aluminium 1,063
15 Alba 931
16 Shenhuo Group 900
17 Century Aluminum 855
18 Vedanta 848
19 Hindalco 769
20 Vimetco 729

… and in 2015 (AluWatch estimations)

Company 2015E
1 Hongqiao Group 4,680
2 UC RUSAL 3,601
3 CHALCO 3,500
4 Rio Tinto 3,307
5 Xinfa Group 2,990
6 Alcoa 2,812
7 CPI 2,341
8 EGA 2,378
9 Nork Hydro 2,046
10 East Hope 1,680
11 Jiuquan Iron&Steel Group 1,405
12 Shenhuo Group 1,205
13 Yunnan Aluminium 1,150
14 Zengshi Group 1,120
15 Hindalco 1,043
16 South32 975
17 Alba 957
18 Vedanta 927
19 Century Aluminium 907
20 Vimetco 860