January 2023 U.S. & Canada Primary Aluminum Production

Posted By: Erin Russell Industry,

From a publication of the Aluminum Association (www.aluminum.org).

Based on Aluminum Association surveys, the estimated annual rate of U.S. primary aluminum production totaled 765.3 thousand metric tons (kmt) during January 2023, a decrease of 21.4 percent from the January 2022 annual rate of 973.9 kmt. Compared to the previous month, the annual rate of production fell six-tenths of a percent from the December 2022 annual rate of 769.7 kmt. Production for 2022 totaled 872.3 kmt, down 3.9 percent from the 2021 total of 907.8 kmt. Estimated production for the month of January 2023 totaled 65.0 kmt.

This report represents 100 percent of estimated U.S. primary aluminum production during January 2023.

U.S. Primary Aluminum Production

The Aluminium Association of Canada reports that primary aluminium production in Canada in January 2023 totalled 269,973 metric tons. The monthly production was up 0.33% in comparison with the month of December 2022. The year-to-date average daily production is 8,709 tons. Compared to last year, the annual projection of production would be up by 4.77%.

Canada Primary Aluminum Production