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LONDON, Aug 24 Global aluminium production fell by 1.2 percent to 33.12 million tonnes in the first seven months of this year, according to the International Aluminium Institute (IAI).
Aug 25 Russian aluminium giant Rusal on Thursday reported a 39-percent drop in second-quarter core earnings due to weak aluminium prices, slightly ahead of analyst forecasts.
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