Top Ten Aluminium Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Aluminium Producing Countries in the World

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Aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al, after oxygen and silicon it is the third most abundant element found in earth crust. Aluminum is a light weight metal usually found in mountains in the form of bauxite with colors varies from silvery to dull gray. It does not found in the pure form it is refined in refinery after crushing bauxite in high pressure to obtain alumina. The alumina obtained is then filtered with caustic soda to get pure form of Aluminum; it has 92% of alloying agents such as copper, zinc, magnesium, manganese, and silicon. Aluminum is widely use metal in all over the world, it is used in aircraft, trucks, railway cars, bicycles, spacecraft, cans, foil, windows, doors, building wire,  cooking utensils etc.

According to a report world is producing total of 50,000,000 tonnes of aluminum every year and China is the largest producer with 23,475,000 tonnes. Here for the sake of your general knowledge we have made a list of top 10 Aluminum producing countries in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (1000 Tonnes)

1.

 China

  23,475

2.

 Russia

  3,634

3.

 Canada

  3,145

4.

 UAE

  2,474

5.

 India

  2,135

6.

 USA

  1,785

7.

 Australia

  1,763

8.

 Norway

  1,284

9.

 Bahrain

  971

10.

 Brazil

  943

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