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The prospects for aluminum (English)

In spite of the present surplus of aluminium, by the mid 1960's, there will be a need for additional smelting capacity over and above that now existing or presently planned for construction in Europe, the United States and Canada. This new capacity will be required to meet the anticipated growth of the markets in Europe and the U.S. Part of the U.S. requirements will probably be supplied from increased domestic production, but because of a lack of suitable power sites on the Continent, Europe's growing needs must be met largely from imports. The purpose of this paper is to estimate the probable development of Europe's growing import needs and to consider the ways in which they may be filled.


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    Europe and Central Asia, OTH

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    The prospects for aluminum

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The prospects for aluminum (English). Central Economics staff series ; no. EC 78 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.