According to Novelis Inc., global demand for aluminum will increase 4-5% in 2017. The company lists sales to automakers and can manufacturers as a prime factor in this growth. The leading producer of rolled aluminum products also expects competition with China to be "very fierce" over the next five to 10 years in high-value-added aluminum sectors such as aerospace and automotive.
Novelis Predicts Increase in Aluminum Demand
December 8, 2016