Aluminium Bahrain reports higher sales in Q1
An eight-day gaining streak in Manama was halted on Thursday, April 10. The Bahrain All Share Index slipped by 0.45 per cent to 1,382.19 points. Industry bellwether Aluminium Bahrain declined 1.23 per cent to BHD0.482. Earlier in the day, Alba said its sales figures for the first quarter rose by 3.1 per cent year-on-year to 226,472 metric tonnes (mt) while production figures were up by 2.1 per cent year-on-year to reach 232,298mt ahead of the company’s own forecast for the period (versus 227,414mt for Q1 2013).