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Aluminum Output Was 70,700 Tons a Day Last Month, IAI Says

October 20, 2011

(Updates with record in second paragraph.)

Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Aluminum production averaged 70,700 metric tons a day in September, the International Aluminium Institute said.

The total is the highest on record, exceeding the previous all-time high of 70,600 tons a day in May 2008, according to IAI data going back to 1973.

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