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Brazil's primary aluminum production in 2016 was 792,700t, up 2.7% from 2015, according to the latest figures from industry association Abal.
Production in 2015 was 772,200t.
Primary aluminum output in December rose 5.6% year-on-year to 67,400t. Sequentially, production was up 2.1% from 66,000t in November.
Brazil currently ranks ninth among the world's largest aluminum producers, after dropping several places in the last few years. However, it is still a major player with an integrated chain that includes bauxite mining, alumina refining and primary aluminum production.