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August, 19 2014 08:03:00

Vinacomin ships more than 400,000t of aluminium

The Tan Rai Bauxite Plant has produced nearly 352,000 tonnes of alumina products and 533,000 tonnes of aluminium hydroxide since it began operations in October last year.

LAM DONG (VNS) — The Lam Dong Aluminium-Bauxite Complex Project run by the Viet Nam Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) has exported 411,000 tonnes of aluminium since operations began in December 2013.

The information was released at a project meeting in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong last Friday.

In the past seven months alone, the company shipped abroad a record high 251,000 tonnes of aluminium.

According to Vinacomin, aluminium products were exported to Switzerland, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, China and Hong Kong, among others. The group is currently expanding into Malaysia and Middle Eastern countries.

In the domestic market, Vinacomin provided 100 tonnes of aluminium products per month for local customers. The Tan Rai Bauxite Plant has produced nearly 352,000 tonnes of alumina products and 533,000 tonnes of aluminium hydroxide since it began operations in October last year.

The plant is scheduled to reach full capacity next year. — VNS

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