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Aluminum Industry in Australia 2015

Aluminum Industry in Australia 2015

The aluminum industry in Australia has been a major contributor to the Australian economy for the past almost 50 years now. While the industry is not too large, it consists of the following: 5 bauxite mines, 7 alumina refineries, 5 aluminum smelters, 12 extrusion mills (19 presses) and two rolled product plants. Australia is one of the leading producers of bauxite in the world and aluminum use in the country is generally for the building and construction sector, packaging applications and the transport industry.

The Australian aluminum industry decreased significantly in 2013 in both value and volume terms and it is expected to contract further in the years leading up to 2018. The industry had revenues of over USD 4 billion in 2013, and industry growth has been stagnating over the last couple of years. The performance of the market is only slightly expected to increase till 2018, reaching a value of USD3.5 billion at the end of 2018.

Taiyou Research analyzes the market for aluminum in Australia in its research report Aluminum Industry in Australia 2015. The report covers the following:

An industry definition.

An analysis of the global mining industry through an industry profile, value and volume analysis, industry segmentation and an industry outlook.

An analysis of the global aluminum industry through an industry profile, regional share analysis, value and volume analysis and an outlook till 2018. The market for aluminum in Asia Pacific is also analyzed using the same parameters.

The Australian aluminum industry is analyzed from 2009 to 2018 through an industry profile, value and volume analysis of the industry, share of Australia in the Asia Pacific aluminum industry and an industry outlook.

A Porter's Five Forces analysis of the Australian aluminum industry in included.

Major industry players such as Alcoa Inc., BHP Billiton Group and Rio Tinto Plc are analyzed through a company snapshot, a financial analysis and a SWOT analysis.


1. Executive Summary
2. Industry Definition
3. Global Mining Industry
3.1 Industry Profile
3.2 Value & Volume
3.3 Industry Segmentation
3.4 Global Mining Industry: Outlook
4. Global Aluminum Industry
4.1 Industry Profile
4.2 Value & Volume
4.3 Regional Share
4.4 Global Aluminum Industry: Outlook
5. Aluminum Industry in Asia Pacific
5.1 Industry Profile
5.2 Value & Volume
5.3 Region-wise Segmentation
5.4 Aluminum Industry in Asia Pacific: Outlook
6. Aluminum Industry in Australia
6.1 Industry Statistics
6.2 Value & Volume Analysis
6.3 Region-wise Industry Segmentation
6.4 India Aluminum Industry: Outlook
7. Aluminum Industry in Australia: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Buyer Power
7.3 Supplier Power
7.4 Competitive Rivalry
7.5 Threat of New Entrants
7.6 Threat of Substitutes
8. Major Industry Players
8.1 Alcoa Inc.
8.1.1 Company Snapshot
8.1.2 Financial Analysis
8.1.3 SWOT Analysis
8.2 BHP Billiton Group
8.2.1 Company Snapshot
8.2.2 Financial Analysis
8.2.3 SWOT Analysis
8.3 Rio Tinto Plc
8.3.1 Company Snapshot
8.3.2 Financial Analysis
8.3.3 SWOT Analysis
9. Glossary
List of Figures
Figure 1: Value of the Global Mining Industry (in USD Billion), 2009-2013
Figure 2: Volume of the Global Mining Industry (in Million Metric Tons), 2009-2013
Figure 3: Global Mining Industry Segmentation (in %), 2013
Figure 4: Share of the Global Mining Industry by Regions (%), 2013
Figure 5: Forecast of the Global Mining Industry (in USD Billion), 2013-2018
Figure 6: Volume Forecast of the Global Mining Industry (in Million Metric Tons), 2013-2018
Figure 7: Value of the Global Aluminum Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 8: Volume of the Global Aluminum Industry (in Thousand Tons), 2009-2013
Figure 9: Region-wise Share of the Global Aluminum Industry (%), 2013
Figure 10: Forecast of the Global Aluminum Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Figure 11: Volume Forecast of the Global Aluminum Industry (in Thousand Tons), 2013-2018
Figure 12: Value of the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 13: Volume of the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (in Thousand Tons), 2009-2013
Figure 14: Segmentation of the Aluminum Industry in Asia Pacific by Country (%), 2013
Figure 15: Forecast of the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Figure 16: Volume Forecast of the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (in Thousand Tons), 2013-2018
Figure 17: Value of the Aluminum Industry in Australia (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 18: Volume of the Aluminum Industry in Australia (in Thousand Tons), 2009-2013
Figure 19: Share of Australia in the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (%), 2013
Figure 20: Forecast of the Aluminum Industry in Australia (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Figure 21: Volume Forecast of the Aluminum Industry in Australia (in Thousand Tons), 2013-2018
Figure 22: Porter's Analysis of the Aluminum Industry in Australia
Figure 23: Financial Performance of Alcoa Inc. (in USD Million), 2010-2014
Figure 24: Revenues & Profitability of Alcoa Inc., 2009-2013
Figure 25: Financial Performance of BHP Billiton (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 26: Revenues & Profitability of BHP Billiton, 2010-2014
Figure 27: Revenues & Profitability of Rio Tinto Plc, 2009-2013
Figure 28: Assets & Liabilities of Rio Tinto Plc, 2009-2013
List of Tables
Table 1: Value of the Global Mining Industry (in USD Billion), 2009-2013
Table 2: Volume of the Global Mining Industry (in Million Metric Tons), 2009-2013
Table 3: Global Mining Industry Segmentation (in USD Billion & Percentage), 2013
Table 4: Share of the Global Mining Industry by Regions (in USD Billion & Percentage), 2013
Table 5: Forecast of the Global Mining Industry (in USD Billion), 2013-2018
Table 6: Volume Forecast of the Global Mining Industry (in Million Metric Tons), 2013-2018
Table 7: Value of the Global Aluminum Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Table 8: Volume of the Global Aluminum Industry (in Thousand Tons), 2009-2013
Table 9: Region-wise Share of the Global Aluminum Industry (in USD Million & Percentage), 2013
Table 10: Forecast of the Global Aluminum Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Table 11: Volume Forecast of the Global Aluminum Industry (in Thousand Tons), 2013-2018
Table 12: Value of the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Table 13: Volume of the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (in Thousand Tons), 2009-2013
Table 14: Segmentation of the Aluminum Industry in Asia Pacific by Country (in USD Million & %), 2013
Table 15: Forecast of the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Table 16: Volume Forecast of the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (in Thousand Tons), 2013-2018
Table 17: Value of the Aluminum Industry in Australia (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Table 18: Volume of the Aluminum Industry in Australia (in Thousand Tons), 2009-2013
Table 19: Share of Australia in the Asia Pacific Aluminum Industry (in USD Million & %), 2013
Table 20: Forecast of the Aluminum Industry in Australia (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Table 21: Volume Forecast of the Aluminum Industry in Australia (in Thousand Tons), 2013-2018
Table 22: Financials of Rio Tinto Plc (in USD Million), 2009-2013

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