Canada exports most of its production to the U.S. market. Its primary industry is in a free-trade zone with North America and Europe. Once the economics of the global market are back, planned expansion projects could address the North American growing deficit which reached 2.5 million tons in 2015, as well as the European market’s demand.
energy source for
number of smelters
Data 2015 / March 2017
We have one of the lowest carbon footprints in the world.
Canada exports more than 80% of its production to the U.S.
Increase productivity to stay competitive
Ensure greater usage of aluminium in domestic procurement
Technological threshold reached, limiting additional GHG reductions