Total production in April (30 days) was 2.043Mt, down from 2.118Mt in March (31 days) and down from 2.111Mt in April 2011.

For the first four months of 2012, aluminium production averaged 68,600t/day, down from 69,700t/day in January-April 2011. Production for the four-month period totaled 8.300Mt, down from 8.364Mt a year earlier.