Commodities Buzz: Aluminium Production in US At 71000 Tonnes in March 2018 Says USGS

According to the report from United States Geological Survey (USGS) Domestic primary aluminum production in March 2018 was 71,000 metric tons (t). The average daily production in March was 2,290 t, 5% more than that in February 2018, 13% more than that in March 2017, but 8% less than that in March 2016. Total aluminum recovered from scrap in March 2018 was 304,000 t, 6% more than the revised amount in February 2018, but 5% less than the revised amount in March 2017, and slightly more than the amount in March 2016. Of this, 175,000 t of aluminum was recovered from new scrap and 129,000 t was recovered from old scrap