Russia: Rusal to suspend silicon manufacture

Rusal Kremniy-Ural intends to suspend the operation because of the unprofitability. “Under the stable trend of global silicon prices decrease, its manufacture in Russia becomes very unprofitable. That is why from December 1 we will suspend the manufacture of the silicon in the Urals until the prices are stabilized”, a Rusal representative noted. At present…

Russia: Rusal output up in Q3 2019

In July-September Rusal produced 942 thousand tons of aluminum, up by 0.4% QoQ. Plants situated in Siberia accounted for 93% of the output. Sales grew by 0.8%, to 1091 thousand tons. In particular, sales of high-added value products increased by 3.9%, to 430 thousand tons. In January-September aluminum manufacture remained unchanged at 2809 thousand tons,…