World Bureau of Metal Statistics

The independent data resource for the global metals industry, maintaining the reference data set for non-ferrous metals throughout the world

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  • Publications

    The WBMS portfolio comprises numerous respected publications. Beyond these key publications bespoke reports can be prepared.

    Publications
  • Metals Database

    The database is the core of all WBMS reports and publications. With extensive back data to the latest information available, it forms a comprehensive resource.

    Metals Database

Recent News

  • Press Release May 2021

    Press Release May 2021

    19-May-2021
    The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for the period of January to March 2021 was a deficit of 70 kt which follows a surplus of 1070 kt recorded for the whole of 2020. Demand for primary aluminium for January to March 2021 was 17.21 million tonnes, 1389 kt more than in the comparable period in 2020.
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  • Press Release April 2021

    Press Release April 2021

    21-Apr-2021
    The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for the period of January to February 2021 was a deficit of less than 1 kt which follows a surplus of 840 kt recorded for the whole of 2020. Demand for primary aluminium for January to February 2021 was 11.32 million tonnes, 855 kt more than in the comparable period in 2020.
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  • Stats Corner March 2021

    Stats Corner March 2021

    03-Mar-2021
    Chrome is an essential raw material in all stainless steel grades. In ball park terms, up to half comes from recycling and the balance comes in the form of ferrochrome. WBMS has comprehensive data on ferroalloys in general, this edition of Stats Corner shows the latest ferrochrome data.
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