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					Aluminum
A commodity we throw away…

Everyday.


Henry Gruijters & Jessica Ice
March 21, 2010
Commodity Trading
Overview of Aluminum


Assessment of the Value Chain


Common Uses


Prices
    Key Aluminum Facts

 2nd most used used metal after steel

 Flexible, like steel but lighter

 Good conductor

 Plentiful

 Lots of energy used in production
Value Chain



         Recycling
Value Chain
Value Chain
Alumina Production
Value Chain
Value Chain
Value Chain
Value Chain
Value Chain
  Major Producers of Aluminum

Industrial Players:
Rusal
Alcoa
Norsk Hydro
Rio Tinto
Alcan (partly owned by RT)
Uses for Aluminium
               Prices

 Linked to Manufacturing and Oil Price

 20-40% percent of the cost of
  Aluminum is energy costs

 Stockpiling Issue due to reduced
  number of major producers
Prices: 5 year spot rate
Prices: 30 day spot rate
              Discussion

 Why did
  Aluminum
  fall last
  week?

 Oil up

 German
  Base up
  from 5
                Discussion
Chart of the Day Deutsche Bank Metals Daily
:- Aluminium in € - With Aluminium in Euros trading
fairly cheap, Ascending triangle
 Aluminum Cool Pic -
  http://www.rajentermagnetking.com/services

 Aluminum body car -
  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Austin_A40_Roadster
  _ca_1951.jpg

 Aluminum refining -
  http://www.internationalrivers.org/node/1048

 Aluminum recycling -
  http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/web/corporate/pag
  es.nsf/Links/513B04AAB66E868B80256EBD00338A6E

				
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