Eurasian Resources Group’s Kazakhstan Aluminium Smelter JSC has significantly increased aluminium production in 2020, strengthening its sales in the domestic and export markets, notably in Europe. The plant, designed to produce 250ktpa, has managed to exceed that target by 15ktpa this year.
Following the signing of 11 contracts with businesses in Kazakhstan throughout 2020, KAS expanded its domestic sales by 20 percent this year. Also strengthened were aluminium sales to Europe, which accounted for 77 percent of exports in 2020. Aluminium supply to European markets increased by 10kt.
Around 60 percent of aluminium production is used in the production of cables and wires, while 20 percent supports the manufacture of metal structures.