MENA Aluminium 2009: The Region's Rise as a Global Producer

  • ID: 1088822
  • Report
  • Region: Global, Africa, Middle East
  • 38 Pages
  • MEED
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This report by MEED Insight looks at the opportunities and prospects for this sector in a challenging and competitive environment. The report will help you spend less time and investment on research, plan the use of resources and gain insight on current and future prospects for this dynamic sector. Although MENA and particularly the GCC is seen as a natural hub for primary aluminium production, existing and prospective producers face challenges. This report looks at the importance of building a stronger downsteam industry, how supply curtailments are affecting aluminium prices, the energy and cost advantages MENA has over the competition and issues that need to be addressed to ensure success in the industry.
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Executive summary


Supply, demand and prices

- The MENA aluminium market
- Bahrain
- Oman
- Qatar
- Saudi Arabia
- Iran
- Egypt
- Libya
- Algeria

The Middle East downstream industry

Production process, input costs and bauxite

- World aluminium production and
- consumption
- World primary aluminium supply/demand
- World aluminium production and
- consumption
- Regional announced curtailments
- LME aluminium price
- Average alumina price
- Regional aluminium consumption
- Production cuts by major producers
- Industrial production: manufacturing
- Regional aluminium production
- Industrial production: new car
- registrations
- Primary aluminium price forecast
- World aluminium growth forecast
- Aluminium producers: % share
- of production
- Smelter capacity requirement
- Capital cost of a greenfield smelter
- Actual and forecast per capita
- consumption
- Existing and under-construction
- aluminium capacity
- Planned MENA primary aluminium
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