The Netherlands Is the Leader in the EU Market of Aluminium Ores and Concentrates Uranium And Thorium Ores November 15, 2015
Author: Alexander Romanenko
Chief Executive Officer

From 2007 to 2014, EU aluminium ore and concentrate production showed mixed dynamics, falling from 824 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 704 thousand tonnes in 2014, with a CAGR of 2.2%. In value terms, EU aluminium ore and concentrate production decreased to 1,087 million EUR in 2014, falling by 5.3% annually.

The countries with the largest production of aluminium ores and concentrates in absolute volumes were France (35.6 thousand tonnes) and Poland (12.8 thousand tonnes).

EU leaders (France and Poland) showed negative dynamics in aluminium ore and concentrate production.

The Netherlands dominated in EU trade of aluminium ores and concentrates. In 2014, the Netherlands exported 626 thousand tonnes of aluminium ores and concentrates. Of this amount, 56% was supplied to Germany, where the Netherlands aluminium ores and concentrates held a 23% share of total Germany's imports.

Source: EU: Aluminium Ores And Concentrates (Bauxite) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2020