Hong KONG, October 28. The company “RUSAL” (UC RUSAL) – the world’s largest aluminium producer – increased output of the metal for the first 9 months 2015 1.4% to 2 724 thousand tons . About it reported in a press release.
Bauxite production for the reporting period increased by 7.2% to 9 834 thousand tons, the production of alumina by 1.1% to 5 496 thousand tons.
In 2014, the company accounted for approximately 7% of global production of aluminium and 7% of alumina. The company employs about 61 thousand people. RUSAL is present in 19 countries on 5 continents. The company sells its products primarily in Europe, North America, Southeast Asia, Japan, China and Korea. Shares of “RUSAL” are traded on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
About 48,1% of shares in UC RUSAL, owned by En+ Oleg Deripaska, 17,02% of the group “ONEXIM” Mikhail Prokhorov, 15,8% – SUAL Partners of Viktor Vekselberg and Leonid Blavatnik, 8,75% – Amokenga Holdings (owned by Glencore), 0,26% – to the company’s management. The remaining just over 10% of shares are in free float.