Italy validates its European and global leadership in the recycled aluminium industry, a crucial sector for our Country within the European arena from an economic, employment and strategic point of view.
In terms of output, Italy ranks first in Europe, where Germany comes second, and third after USA and Japan on a global level.
The overall quantity of recycled aluminium scrap in 2015 was of 895,000 tons, in line when compared with the quantity declared in 2014. Aluminium scrap and waste exported in 2015 was equal to 144,431 ton, in considerable growth over the previous year.
Export trade towards other European countries is on the rise while that towards extra-European nations is decreasing. Collection and processing data will be updated during METEF 2017.