Novelis Increases Prices for Automotive Aluminum Sheet Products in North America

   Novelis Increases Prices for Automotive Aluminum Sheet Products in North

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, April 23, 2013

ATLANTA, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Novelis today announced price
increases on its automotive aluminum sheet products inNorth America. The
fabrication price will increase by$0.13 per pound for 5182-series and
5754-series automotive alloys, and by $0.09 per pound for 6000-series
automotive alloys.

The price changes are effective immediately for all new orders on or after
April 23, 2013. Novelis fabrication pricing for specified volumes under
current supply agreements will be honored for the contract period.

"This increase reflects the prevailing tight supply situation and strong
demand," said Tom Walpole, President, Novelis North America. "Given the
market dynamics, we also expect to see an upward trend in metal premiums and
production costs."

"We are on track with our 200,000 tonnes/year automotive capacity expansion
that will come on-line in Oswego, New York, in 2014," added Walpole, "and we
remain committed to being the aluminum sheet leader in the automotive

About Novelis
Novelis Inc. is the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling. For
fiscal year 2012, the company operated in 11 countries, had more than 11,000
employees and reported revenue of $11.1 billion. Novelis supplies premium
aluminum sheet and foil products to automotive, transportation, packaging,
construction, industrial, electronics and printing markets throughout North
America, Europe, Asia and South America. Novelis is a subsidiary of Hindalco
Industries Limited (BSE: HINDALCO), one of Asia's largest integrated producers
of aluminum and a leading copper producer. Hindalco is a flagship company of
the Aditya Birla Group, a multinational conglomerate based in Mumbai, India.
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Forward-Looking Statements
Statements made in this news release which describe Novelis' intentions,
expectations or predictions may be forward-looking statements within the
meaning of securities laws. Examples of forward-looking statements in this
news release include the anticipated capacity of our automotive expansion
project in Oswego, New York. Novelis cautions that, by their nature,
forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty. We do not intend, and
we disclaim any obligation, to update any forward-looking statements, whether
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Important risk
factors which could impact outcomes are included under the caption "Risk
Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2012,
and our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended December 30, 2012

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