3.6 million tonnes
Annual consumption of Aluminium in India.The country has a capacity of producing 4.0 million tonnes.
Per capita consumption, global average is 11 kg per capita.
Contribution to manufacturing GDP. Steel - 12%, Cement - 9%.
Estimated people employed in this sector.
Cost of production per MT, the most among aluminium producing nations in the world, including Canada, Russia, the Middle East, Norway and China.
Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) represent bulk of the units involved in recycling. Gujarat accounts for about 40% of the industry. In addition, scrap collection is largely unorganised coupled with insufficient awareness, leading to a major proportion of scrap going to landfill rather than recycling.