Rusal, the world’s largest aluminum producer, has been operating in Jamaica since 2007 and controls 65 percent of the island’s alumina production capacity. Jamaica is rich in bauxite, the ore used to produce alumina, a key ingredient for making aluminum sheets.
Jamaica’s Aluminum Exports was reported at 150.978 USD th in Dec 2018. This records an increase from the previous number of 116.522 USD th for Dec 2017. Jamaica’s Aluminum Exports data is updated yearly, averaging 156.499 USD th from Dec 1995 to 2018, with 24 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 816.156 USD th in 2007 and a record low of 3.012 USD th in 2016. Jamaica’s Aluminum Exports growing remains active after the new dock equipment installed to make easier to transport it out of the country.
The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Association: Metal and Mining Sector – Table WB.UNCTAD.AL: Non-Ferrous Metals: Aluminium: Export Value by Individual Economies and Territories.