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Laís joined CRU in August 2018 as an analyst in the Aluminium Primary and Products team and is the Editor of the Aluminium Long Term Market Outlook.

Prior to joining CRU, she worked for 6 years at CBA, a Brazilian integrated aluminium producer, performing analytical roles in commercial and strategic planning areas.

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Aluminium smelter capacity is needed – but who is going to pay for it?

LME aluminium inventories fell below 1Mt for the first time since 2008. CRU forecasts a 1.7 Mt world deficit in 2018 and the market will soon need additional supply.

By Lais Santos 05 November 2018