Aluminum Price Trends

Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Aluminum. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

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Chart Description

Procurement Resource provides prices of Aluminum for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Aluminum

Aluminium or aluminum, as a metal, is derived from aluminum-containing minerals. Small amounts of Aluminum can be easily found in dissolved water. It is light in weight and silvery-white in appearance. Main ore of Aluminum is bauxite. The metal is highly reactive in nature and finds application in a wide range of industries. 

Chemcial Formula:

  • Al    

Synonyms:

  • 7429-90-5
  • Aluminum
  • Aluminum metal
  • Aluminum powder

Molecular Weight:    

  • 26.981538 g/mol

Industrial Uses

  • Chemicals
  • Cans
  • Foils
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Window frame
  • Beer kegs
  • Aeroplane parts
  • Electrical transmission lines

Production Process

  • Production of Aluminum via Bayer and Hall–Heroult Process

Aluminum's production process is carried out by combining two processes, namely, the Bayer process and the Hall-Heroult process. The bauxite ore is processed into alumina by utilising  these two processes and finally, the obtained alumina is converted into Aluminum.

Supplier Database

  • Rio Tinto plc
  • United Company Rusal Plc
  • American Elements 
  • PT Timah (Persero) Tbk
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (CHALCO)
  • Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (“AWAC”) (Alumina Ltd) 

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Procurement Resource also provides the production cost analysis of Aluminum.

Methodology:
 
The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).