Interviews of major companies found that CRU is used by about two thirds of the aluminium industry, which is more than all other providers combined. In Europe and North America, CRU is the clear market leader. Over 65% of respondents across the regions acknowledged CRU as a resource for aluminium pricing and analysis. The next most popular provider was used by under a third of respondents in Europe, and by just a fifth in North America.
Key market participants who use third-party providers for analysis and price assessments were interviewed by an independent market research company, and individuals were chosen randomly to form a reliable cross-section of perspectives through the supply chain.Read the research