Ability to resist corrosion, ductile, malleable, low density and other chemical properties make aluminum a very vital metal. Very important in making decorative items and jewelery, used in the aerospace industry and in the formation of transportation and structural materials, aluminum is used in almost all spheres. Aluminum is also a good conductor of electricity. It has helped us travel faster, and live more comfortably.
The World Map of Aluminum Producing Countries shows the list of the major countries with the highest production of aluminum.
As the data in the map shows, China is the largest producer of aluminum in the world. In 2010, China produced over 16800 thousand metric tonnes of aluminum. The second place is occupied by Russia followed by Canada, Australia, United States, Brazil, India, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Norway, South Africa, Iceland, Mozambique, Venezuela, and Argentina.
The largest manufacturers of aluminum are: the United Company RUSAL (UC RUSAL), Alcoa, Alcan, Chalco, Dubal, Rio Tinto, and Century Aluminum.
|COUNTRY||PRODUCTION IN THOUSAND METRIC TONNES|
|People's Republic of China||16800|
|United Arab Emirates||1400|
Last updated On : December 20, 2012
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