Fray Symposium - Aluminum Industry Development Strategy In Iran
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2011-Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit
SIPS2011 Volume 5: Environmental, Policy, Health, Legal, Management, Economical & Social Issues

Editors:Florian K
Publisher:Flogen Star OUTREACH
Publication Year:2012
Pages:646 pages
ISSN:2291-1227 (Metals and Materials Processing in a Clean Environment Series)

    Aluminum Industry Development Strategy In Iran

    Ali Akbar Mottahedi1;
    Type of Paper: Invite
    Id Paper: 433
    Topic: 7


    The average consumption of electricity for production of one kilogram Aluminum is about 14 KWh. So, it could be say that Aluminum is the mass for saving and condensing energy. This was a reason for Iran and other Persian Gulf countries that have more oil and gas for export, to thing if they could convert their oil to Aluminum Primary as a condensed energy and then export them. By this reason the Aluminum industry strategy was to produce about 1.5 million tons primary Aluminum in Iran. In other hand Iran has had policy of subsidize economy for about 30 years. The subsidization was considered for some common using goods, especially for energy and electricity and even some capital investments. The subsidize capacity for energy was about more than 50 milliard US dollars per year in 2010. The whole of economy, Industry and even the culture were matching with this policy in Iran. Now after 30 years subsidizing situation, the policy is going to change to competitive condition by removal of subsidize policy. This makes changing the economical and also technological condition of Iranian industries. The most effect will be for Aluminum production industries, because of primary Aluminum production need the most energy. What will happen in this new stipulation by the Aluminum industries?This Article is survey the condition of Aluminum Industries, Technology and economy in Iran with the co-reaction by Persian Gulf region and world. It also investigates the role of subsidization elimination effects to the Aluminum development Strategy, and show a new road map for these Industries in this new circumstance.


    Aluminum, Aluminum Strategy, Iranian Aluminum, Aluminum industry

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    Mottahedi A. Aluminum Industry Development Strategy In Iran. In: Florian K, editors. Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit SIPS2011 Volume 5: Environmental, Policy, Health, Legal, Management, Economical & Social Issues. Volume 5. Montreal(Canada): FLOGEN Star Outreach;2012. p..