GDS (S) RUSAL
United Company RUSAL is the global leader in the aluminium industry, accounting for approximately 12% and 13% of global production of aluminium and alumina respectively. UC RUSAL employs more than 75,000 people in 19 countries, across 5 continents. UC RUSAL markets and sells its products primarily in the European, Japanese, Korean, South East Asian and North American markets.
United Company RUSAL is the world's leading producer of aluminum and alumina Net sales break down by activity as follows:
- production and sales of aluminum (76.9%): primary aluminum, secondary aluminum alloys, silicone, and aluminum powder (4,4 million tons sold in 2008);
- sales of alumina (12.4%): 5.5 million tons sold;
- sales of aluminum sheets (1.7%);
- other (9%): primarily production of chemicals and coal, as well as electricity generation and transmission.
Geographically, net sales break down as follows: Russia (21.5%), the Netherlands (12%), the United States (9.7%), Japan (8.1%), Turkey (7.7%), South Korea (7.1%), Norway (55%), the Unite Kingdom (26%), China (25%), Sweden (2.1%), Greece (19%), Germany (1.7%), Italy (15%), Canada (15%) and other (14.6%).