By Nnamdi Anyadike

ISBN-10: 1855735911

ISBN-13: 9781855735910

This file analyses the country of the aluminium marketplace at first of the twenty first century, taking a look at the aftermath of the MoU and at tendencies and advancements within the tested and rising marketplace economies contemplating the adjustments and demanding situations confronted by means of aluminium in its center car, packaging and development end-use sectors.

  • A transparent and particular research of the and its significant markets
  • A survey of developments in mining, refining, processing, end-use and consumption
  • Unique and industry forecasts

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Those in favour of electricity market liberalisation argue that this disharmony will only be temporary in nature leading to a longer-term harmony in the EU of prices and conditions. However, smelters in some areas of Europe may not be able to survive the changeover from a managed to a liberalised electricity market. WESTERN EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM INDUSTRY In 2000, developments in the European aluminium industry generally followed the favourable global economic situation. With consumer and industrial confidence at exceptionally high levels, production growth in the aluminium-using industries accelerated during the first three quarters of 2000, slowing down towards the end of the year.

5 Markets for aluminium products in Europe (source: EAA). Extruded products There was robust growth in demand for extrusions during the first half year of 2000, with peaks of over 10% in comparison with the previous year (see Fig. 4). 5 and 6% thanks to continued growth in European construction, which still absorbs around 50% of aluminium extrusions. 6 Production of recycled aluminium in Europe (000 tonnes) (source: EAA). markets, will continue to stimulate growth, making demand for aluminium extrusions less sensitive to swings in construction output (see Fig.

With regard to warehousing, the SIB recommended: • The LME should undertake a thorough examination of those aspects of its warehousing arrangements with which respondents to the 1996-1997 SIB survey had indicated concern. • The LME should undertake a study of the costs and benefits relating to the introduction of a dematerialised electronic system for the transfer of warrants. • The LME should consider what further information it could publish for the benefit of market users and with what frequency.

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