News and announcements

Press Release October 2018
17/10/2018
January to August 2018 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to August 2018 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to August was a deficit of 643 kt which follows a deficit of 1153 kt recorded for th...

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Press Release September 2018
19/09/2018
January to July 2018 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to July 2018 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to July was a deficit of 302 kt which follows a deficit of 1146 kt recorded for the whole of...

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Press Release August 2018
22/08/2018
January to June 2018 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to June 2018 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to June was a deficit of 334 kt which follows a deficit of 1025 kt recorded for the whol...

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WMS Press Release
20/06/2018
January to April 2018 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in slight deficit in January to April 2018 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to April was a deficit of 91 kt which follows a deficit of 1022 kt recorded for...

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Press Release May 2018
16/05/2018
January to March 2018 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to March 2018 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to March was a deficit of 141 kt which follows a deficit of 1130 kt recorded...

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Yearbook 2018
09/05/2018
We are pleased to announce that the WBMS Yearbook 2018 is now available to download online for 685. The Yearbook is one of the first publications to give the annual figures for the previous year together with comparisons for the previous nine years. ...

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Press Release Feb Balances 2018
18/04/2018
January to February 2018 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to February 2018 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to February was a deficit of 223 kt which follows a deficit of 1103 kt recorde...

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Press Release February 2018
21/02/2018
January to December 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to December 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to December 2017 was a deficit of 1414 kt which follows a deficit of 770 kt re...

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Press Release February 2018
21/02/2018
January to December 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to December 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to December 2016 was a deficit of 985 kt which follows a deficit of 659 kt rec...

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WMS Press Release January 2018
17/01/2018
January to November 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to November 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to November 2017 was a deficit of 1573 kt which follows a deficit of 770 kt re...

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WMS Press Release December 2017
13/12/2017
January to October 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to October 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to October 2017 was a deficit of 1434 kt which follows a deficit of 770 kt recor...

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WMS Press Release November 2017
22/11/2017
January to September 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to September 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to September 2017 was a deficit of 1463 kt which follows a deficit of 770 kt...

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WMS Press Release
18/10/2017
January to August 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to August 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to August 2017 was a deficit of 1572 kt which follows a deficit of 766 kt recorded...

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Stainless Steel Press Release
26/09/2017
World stainless steel demand and output near double-digit growth in 2016 - WBMS Having dipped in 2015 global consumption and production of stainless steel jumped by around 9% and 10% respectively in 2016 as the latest data from the World Bureau of Meta...

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WMS Press Release September 2017
20/09/2017
January to July 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to July 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to July 2017 was a deficit of 1381 kt which follows a deficit of 751 kt recorded for t...

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WBMS Press Release 2017
16/08/2017
January to June 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to June 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to June 2017 was a deficit of 1074 kt which follows a deficit of 1097 kt recorded for ...

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WBMS Press Release July 2017
19/07/2017
January to May 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to May 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to May 2017 was a deficit of 735 kt which follows a deficit of 1097 kt recorded for the ...

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Press Release June 2017
21/06/2017
January to April 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to April 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to April 2017 was a deficit of 683 kt which follows a deficit of 1096 kt recorded fo...

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press release May 2017
17/05/2017
January to March 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to March 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to March 2017 was a deficit of 356 kt which follows a deficit of 1120 kt recorded fo...

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PRESS RELEASE April 2017
19/04/2017
January to February 2017 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to February 2017 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to February 2017 was a deficit of 101 kt which follows a deficit of 1118 kt re...

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Indonesian Stainless Steel
28/02/2017
Indonesian stainless steel exports jump 40% in 2016 on China rise WBMS Indonesian exports of stainless steel rose to 83,200 tonnes in 2016, their highest since 2012, and up over 40% from the previous year according to data from World Bureau of Metal ...

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Press Release February 2017
15/02/2017
January to December 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to December 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to December 2016 was a deficit of 985 kt which follows a deficit of 659 kt rec...

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WMS Market Balances January 2017
18/01/2017
January to November 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to November 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to November 2016 was a deficit of 970 kt which follows a deficit of 551 kt rec...

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WMS December 2016 Press Release
14/12/2016
January to October 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to October 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to October 2016 was a deficit of 937 kt which follows a deficit of 551 kt record...

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WBMS November 2016 Press Release
16/11/2016
CES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to September 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to September 2016 was a deficit of 806 kt which follows a deficit of 550 kt recorded for the whole of 2015. Demand...

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WMS Market Balances
19/10/2016
January to August 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to August 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to August 2016 was a deficit of 658 kt which follows a deficit of 476 kt recorded ...

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Press Release Stainless Steel
03/10/2016
PRESS RELEASE ANNUAL STAINLESS STEEL STATISTICS 2016 WBMS is pleased to publish the 35th edition of Annual Stainless Steel Statistics. This publication has been prepared each August since 1982 and is used by everyone active in the Stainless Steel ma...

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WBMS Press Release September 2016
21/09/2016
January to July 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to July 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to July 2016 was a deficit of 513 kt which follows a deficit of 331 kt recorded for th...

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WMS Market Balances
17/08/2016
January to June 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to June 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to June 2016 was a deficit of 479 kt which follows a deficit of 331 kt recorded for th...

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WMS Market Balances
20/07/2016
January to May 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to May 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to May 2016 was a deficit of 408 kt which follows a deficit of 331 kt recorded for the w...

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WBMS Press Release June 2016
15/06/2016
January to April 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to April 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to April 2016 was a deficit of 298 kt which follows a deficit of 308 kt recorded for...

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WMS Press Release May 2016
18/05/2016
January to March 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market almost balanced in January to February 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to March 2016 was a small surplus of 48 kt which follows a deficit of 308 kt...

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WMS Market Balances
20/04/2016
January to February 2016 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market balanced in January to February 2016 The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for January to February 2016 was a tiny surplus of 9.5 kt which follows a deficit of 311 kt ...

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Stainless Steel Press Release
29/02/2016
Stainless Steel Press Release WBMS has today released its first estimates of Stainless Steel production and consumption for 2015. Full country details are included in the WBMS on line database. World stainless steel slab production was 41.6 Mt in 20...

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Press Release February 2016
17/02/2016
January to December 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records deficit in January to December 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to December 2015 was 356 kt which follows a deficit of 589 kt recorded for the ...

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WBMS Press Release December 2015
16/12/2015
January to Oct 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records deficit in January to October 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to October 2015 was 279 kt which follows a deficit of 589 kt recorded for the whole o...

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WMS Press Release November
18/11/2015
January to Sept 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records deficit in January to September 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to September 2015 was 370 kt which follows a deficit of 654 kt recorded for ...

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WBMS Press Release October 2015
21/10/2015
January to Aug 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records deficit in January to August 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to August 2015 was 257 kt which follows a deficit of 654 kt recorded for the who...

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WBMS Press Release September 2015
23/09/2015
January to July 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records deficit in January to July 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to July 2015 was 487 kt which follows a deficit of 754 kt recorded for the whole ...

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Press Release August 2015
19/08/2015
January to June 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records deficit in January to June 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to June 2015 was 380 kt which follows a deficit of 716 kt recorded for the whole ...

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Press Release July 2015
22/07/2015
January to May 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records deficit in January to May 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to May 2015 was 261 kt which follows a deficit of 723 kt recorded for the whole of ...

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Press Release June 2015
17/06/2015
January to April 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records deficit in January to April 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to April 2015 was 283 kt which follows a deficit of 723 kt recorded for the who...

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WBMS May 2015 Press Release
20/05/2015
January to March 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records small deficit in January to March 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to March 2015 was 95 kt which follows a deficit of 738 kt recorded for th...

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Press Release April 2015
22/04/2015
January to February 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records small deficit in January to February 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to February 2015 was 29 kt which follows a deficit of 692 kt recor...

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January to December 2014 Metal Balances
18/02/2015
January to December 2014 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to December 2014 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to December 2014 was 849 kt which follows a surplus of 569 kt recorded for the...

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WMS Market Balances
21/01/2015
January to November 2014 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to November 2014 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to November 2014 was 729 kt which follows a surplus of 569 kt recorded for the...

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WBMS Press Release January 2016
20/01/2015
January to November 2015 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market records deficit in January to November 2015 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to November 2015 was 405 kt which follows a deficit of 589 kt recorded for the ...

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WMS Market Balances October 2014
17/12/2014
January to October 2014 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in deficit in January to October 2014 The calculated market deficit for primary aluminium for January to October 2014 was 542 kt which follows a surplus of 570 kt recorded for the wh...

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World Metal Statistics Yearbook 2014
01/05/2014
The World Metal Statistics Yearbook for 2014 is being published shortly. If you would like a copy and have not ordered one yet please email Maureen@world-bureau.co.uk. ...

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metal balances march 2013
22/05/2013
January and March 2013 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in January to March 2013 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to March 2013 was 377 kt which follows a surplus of 553 kt recorded for the whole of 2012. Dem...

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WBMS Press Release - January to December 2012 METALS BALANCES
20/02/2013
January to December 2012 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market remains in surplus January to December 2012 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to December 2012 was 419.4 kt which follows a surplus of 1887 kt recorded f...

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NEW PUBLICATION - QUARTERLY STAINLESS STEEL STATISTICS
10/12/2012
WBMS is pleased to announce that is has just released its new publication "Quarterly Stainless Steel Statistics". This exciting new data collection contains a wealth of statistics and can be delivered direct to your mailbox in an easy to use spreadshee...

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WBMS Press Release
21/11/2012
January to September 2012 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market remains in surplus January to September 2012 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to September 2012 was 488 kt which follows a surplus of 1871 kt recorded...

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WBMS Press Release
21/11/2012
January to September 2012 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market remains in surplus January to September 2012 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to September 2012 was 488 kt which follows a surplus of 1871 kt recorded...

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WBMS PRESS RELEASE Jan - July 2012 Metal Balances
19/09/2012
January to July 2012 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market remains in surplus January to July 2012 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to July 2012 was 156 kt which follows a surplus of 1604 kt recorded for the whole ...

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PRESS RELEASE
15/08/2012
January to June 2012 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market remains in surplus January to June 2012 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to June 2012 was 381 kt which follows a surplus of 1797.9 kt recorded for the whol...

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WBMS PRESS RELEASE May 2012
16/05/2012
January to March 2012 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market remains in surplus January to March 2012 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to March 2012 was 384 kt which follows a surplus of 1814.7 kt recorded for the w...

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WBMS PRESS RELEASE
15/02/2012
January and December 2011 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market remains in surplus January to December 2011 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to December 2011 was 1205 kt which compares with a surplus of 1053.6 kt recor...

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WBMS PRESS RELEASE August 2011
17/08/2011
January and June 2011 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market remains in surplus January to June 2011 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to June 2011 was 221.3 kt which compares with a surplus of 516.2 kt registered in ...

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EXCITING NEW DEVELOPEMENTS IN STAINLESS STEEL
09/08/2011
Dear , EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN STAINLESS STEEL STATISTICS Annual Stainless Steel Statistics has been published for more than 25 years and continues to be a leading reference work. The publication is an independent compilation of da...

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PRESS RELEASE JULY 2011
20/07/2011
January and May 2011 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in surplus January to May 2011 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to May 2011 was 396.4 kt which compares with a surplus of 660.4 kt registered in the first f...

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June Press Release
23/06/2011
January and April 2011 METALS BALANCES Primary aluminium market in surplus January to April 2011 The calculated market surplus for primary aluminium for January to April 2011 was 180 kt which compares with a surplus of 417 kt registered in the first...

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22/05/2010
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