Aluminum: United States

This report forecasts to 2023 US aluminum demand and production in metric tons at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by market in terms of: transport equipment; containers and packaging; building products; electrical; and other markets such as consumer durables, cookware, and machinery. Total demand in nominal US dollars is also forecast to 2023. Total production is segmented by type as follows: primary and secondary.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total production, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2008 to 2018.

To clarify industry terminology in the context of this report, bauxite is mined at mines, alumina is refined at refineries, and primary aluminum is produced at smelters. Aluminum refers to metallic aluminum and alloys thereof, and unless otherwise specified, does not include unprocessed aluminum scrap. Secondary aluminum includes aluminum produced from both new and old scrap. Re-exports of aluminum are excluded from demand and trade figures.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
331311 Alumina Refining
331312 Primary Aluminum Production
331314 Secondary Smelting and Alloying of Aluminum
331315 Aluminum Sheet, Plate, and Foil Manufacturing
331316 Aluminum Extruded Product Manufacturing
332431 Metal Can Manufacturing

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