In January-March, aluminum ore mining decreased by 23% YoY, to 960.1 thousand tons, resulting in the drop of raw aluminum production by 9.5%, to 395.9 thousand tons.
Exports of aluminum oxides and hydroxides dropped by 52%, and of raw aluminum – by 1%.
Exports of primary aluminum grew by 7.8%. The main importers are Italy, Turkey and Uzbekistan. (Ukrainian metal)