Top 15 global electrolytic aluminum producers in 2021
Top 15 global electrolytic aluminum producers in 2021(in order of production statistics)
Top 15 global electrolytic aluminum producers in 2021
Top 15 global electrolytic aluminum producers in 2021 (in order of production statistics)
1. Chinalco(Aluminum Corporation of China)
Combined Statistics for Chalco and Yunnan Aluminium Co., Ltd
Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (hereinafter referred to as “Chalco”) was incorporated on September 10th, 2001 in China, and Aluminum Corporation of China (hereinafter referred to as “Chinalco”) is its controlling shareholder. Chalco is a leading company in China’s non-ferrous industry, with a strong portfolio of assets among global competitors.
It is also the only large company in China’s aluminum industry that’s engaged in the whole value chain, from exploration and mining of bauxite and coal, the production, sales, and R&D of alumina, primary aluminum and aluminum alloy products, to international trade, logistics, and power generation from both fossil fuels and new energy.
Currently, Chalco has 39 subsidiaries, 18 wholly owned and 21 controlled ones. Chalco has been listed in the New York Stock Exchange (stock code: ACH), the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (stock code: 2600), and Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 601600).
2. Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group Ltd
Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group Company Limited is located at the southern end of Lubei plain, closely adjoining Jinan airport, Qingdao port, Qingdao-Jinan Railway, Jinan-Qingdao Expressway, and on the brink of the Yellow River.
With 12 production bases, the company is a super-large enterprise that integrates spinning and weaving, dyeing and finishing, garment and home textile and thermal power.
Since 2012, the company has been listed in the World’s Top 500 for 10 years. “Weiqiao” brand was selected into the ranking list of the 500 Most Valuable Brands in China for 18 consecutive years. It has been selected as one of the world’s top 500 brands for two consecutive years.
3. UC RUSAL
RUSAL is a leading company in the global aluminum industry, producing metal with a low carbon footprint.
90% of the Company’s aluminum is produced from renewable electricity, and by implementing innovative and energy-saving technologies RUSAL is able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at all production stages.
The United Company was formed by the merger of RUSAL (Russkiy alyuminiy, lit. Russian aluminum) and the alumina assets of Glencore, completed in March 2007.
According to its own statistics, UC Rusal accounts for 6.2% of the world’s primary aluminum output and 6.5% of the world’s alumina production, while operating assets in 13 countries over five continents, employing over 61,000 people across its international operations and offices.
4. Xinfa Group of Shandong
Shandong Xinfa Aluminum Electricity Group is one large-scaled enterprise group integrating 10 industries of power generation, heat supply, electrolytic aluminum, alumina, carbons, fluoride salt, high and middle-density fiberboards, monosodium glutamate and aluminum deep processing.
5. Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining group that focuses on finding, mining and processing the Earth’s mineral resources.
The aluminum division of Rio Tinto (previously known as Rio Tinto Alcan) is a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, based in Montreal. It was created on 15 November 2007 as the result of the merger between Rio Tinto PLC’s Canadian subsidiary, Rio Tinto Canada Holding Inc., and Canadian company Alcan Inc. On the same date, Alcan Inc. was renamed Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.
It is the global leader of aluminum mining and production, above its one-time parent Alcoa (from which it split in 1928), Rusal and some Chinese public companies.
6. Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA)
Emirates Global Aluminium is the world’s largest ‘premium aluminum’ producer and the biggest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas.
Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”) is owned equally by Mubadala Investment Company of Abu Dhabi and Investment Corporation of Dubai.
EGA is an aluminum conglomerate with interests in bauxite/alumina and primary aluminum smelting.
7. State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC)
Established in July 2015 through the restructuring of the former China Power Investment Corporation and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC), the State Power Investment Corporation Limited (hereinafter referred to as “SPIC”) is a large key state-owned enterprise directly under the central government of China.
As one of the five major power generation groups in China and the largest solar power generation enterprise in the world, SPIC ranked 293rd among the Fortune Global 500 in 2021 with its businesses covering 46 countries and regions.
SPIC has 130,000 employees and 62 subsidiary entities, including five listed in China’s mainland, one listed in Hong Kong SAR and two in the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ).
8. Hydro Aluminium
Hydro is a leading industrial company committed to a sustainable future. Our purpose is to create more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways.
Norsk Hydro ASA (often referred to as just Hydro) is a Norwegian aluminum and renewable energy company, headquartered in Oslo.
It is one of the largest aluminum companies worldwide. It has operations in some 50 countries around the world and is active on all continents.
9. Vedanta Resources Ltd
A global diversified natural resources group operating primarily in India, Africa, Australia and UAE.
Vedanta Resources is a diversified global natural resources group with interest in Oil & Gas, Zinc-Lead-Silver, Copper, Aluminium, Power and Iron Ore.
Their operations are located across India, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Ireland, Liberia, and Australia.
It is the largest mining and non-ferrous metals company in India and has mining operations in Australia and Zambia and oil and gas operations in three countries
10. East Hope Group Co., Ltd
East Hope Group Co., Ltd invests in electricity, non-ferrous metals, bio-chemicals, and other industries.
After nearly 40 years of development, East Hope Group has developed into a combination of heavy chemical industry (mining, power generation, aluminum industry, silicon industry, cement, chemical industry, etc. more than 10 industries), agriculture (feed, breeding, etc.), commercial real estate super-large multinational private enterprise group.
Its more than 300 subsidiaries are located in 28 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in China and Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia and other countries.
The total number of employees exceeds 30,000. In 2020, the operating income will be 125.6 billion CNY, ranking 52nd in the “2021 China’s Top 500 Private Enterprises” and 28th in the “2021 China’s Top 500 Private Enterprises in Manufacturing”.
At present, East Hope Group is one of the world’s top ten electrolytic aluminum and alumina producers, and one of the world’s leading photovoltaic manufacturers in terms of scale and technology.
Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum. Alcoa was built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back more than 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum a vital part of modern life
Alcoa Corporation (an acronym for Aluminum Company of America) is an American industrial corporation.
Alcoa conducts operations in 10 countries. Alcoa is a major producer of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina combined, through its active and growing participation in all major aspects of the industry: technology, mining, refining, smelting, fabricating, and recycling.
Based in Jiayuguan, China. Established in 1958. Jiuquan Iron & Steel (Group) Co Ltd (JISCO) is a producer of carbon steel, stainless & special steels and steelmaking raw materials products.
The iron and steel industry has an annual production capacity of 11.05 million tons of crude steel; the non-ferrous industry has formed an annual production capacity of 1.7 million tons of electrolytic aluminum and 600,000 tons of cast and rolled aluminum sheets and strips; the power and energy industry has formed an installed capacity of 3553MW of self-provided generators.
The group has 37,000 employees and has been shortlisted for Chinese enterprises and top 500 Chinese manufacturing enterprises for many years.
Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) is the first aluminium smelter in the Middle East which has started its commercial operations back in 1971.
Starting as a 120,000 tonnes per annum smelter in 1971, Alba, today, is the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China with a production of more than 1.561 million metric tonnes per annum (2021).
Its diverse product portfolio of Standard and Value-Added Products (VAP)s are exported to more than 240 global customers through its sales offices in Europe (Zurich), Asia (Hong Kong & Singapore) and subsidiary office in the U.S. Alba is dual listed on Bahrain Bourse and London Stock Exchange and its shareholders are Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company B.S.C. © (69.38%), SABIC Industrial Investments Company (SIIC) (20.62%) and General Public (10%).
14. Henan Sunho Group Co., Ltd
Henan Sunho Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Sunho Group”) is a large state-owned enterprise group mainly engaged in the production of coal, electricity, electrolytic aluminum and the deep processing of products.
Sunho Group has total assets of 67.2 billion CNY, 30,000 employees, and 13 subsidiaries.
The annual production capacity of main products is: 12 million tons of coal, 1.7 million tons of electrolytic aluminum, 300,000 tons of aluminum alloy and aluminum plate, strip and foil, and installed power generation capacity. 2000MW, 550,000 tons of anode carbon block and 800,000 tons of alumina.
Hindalco Industries Limited is the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group. A US$18 billion metals powerhouse, Hindalco is an industry leader in aluminium and copper.
In India, the company’s aluminium units across the country encompass the gamut of operations from bauxite mining, alumina refining, coal mining, captive power plants and aluminium smelting to downstream rolling, extrusions and foils.
Today, Hindalco ranks among the global aluminium majors as an integrated producer and a footprint in 9 countries outside India.
The top 15 global electrolytic aluminum producers in 2021 (in order of production statistics) are Chinalco (combined statistics of Chinalco and Yunnan Aluminium Co., Ltd), Weiqiao Pioneering Group Ltd, UC Rusal, Xinfa Group, Rio Tinto, EGA, SPIC, Hydro Aluminum, Vedanta, East Hope Group Co., Ltd, Alcoa, JISCO, Alba, Sunho Group and Hindalco.
Aluminum is an important industry involved in the global economy.
Despite the COVID 19 in 2021, aluminum production has maintained a sustained and stable development trend.
In 2021, the global production of electrolytic aluminum was 67.364 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 3%.
In 2021, the output of the top global 15 electrolytic aluminum producers was 42.66 million tons, accounting for 63.33% of the global total.
Among them, Chinese producers occupy seven seats, including Chinalco, Weiqiao Pioneering, Xinfa Group, SPIC, East Hope, JISCO and Sunho, with a total output of 23.7 million tons, accounting for 35.18% of the global total.
The total output of UC RUSAL, Rio Tinto, EGA, Hydro Aluminium, Vedanta, Alcoa, Alba and Hindalco is 18.96 million tons, accounting for 28.15% of the global total.
Top 15 global electrolytic aluminum producers in 2021