The figure shows an increase of four percent compared with the corresponding output of last year, which was 281,444 tons.

Iranian Aluminium Company (IRALCO) in Markazi province, Almahdi and Hormuzal in Hormuzgan province with 149,011 tons, 87,006 tons and 56,685 tons of output respectively were the three top aluminium producers of the country during the period.

Total aluminium ingot production of the three companies for Dec. 22-Jan. 20 stood at 28,551 tons.

The report added that Iran Alumina Company produced 205,532 tons of alumina powder in the first 10 months of the current Iranian year.

During Dec. 22-Jan. 20, the company produced 19,669 tons of alumina powder, the report says. Iran's global ranking in aluminium production is projected to improve from the current 22nd to 14th by the end of the Fifth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2015).