Middle East Economic Survey


No 33



Dubal To Lift Output By 100,000 T/Y By End-2006

Dubai Aluminium (Dubal) announced on 7 August plans to expand output by 100,000 tons/year to 861,000 t/y by adding 128 cells to its recently completed Potline-7 by the end of 2006. Dubal has already fully commissioned 120 cells in Potline-7 bringing total production capacity to 761,000 t/y by the end of 2005. The $285mn expansion is one element of a three-phased expansion plan. Dubal...