Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 6-K

                        REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

                      PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 or 15d-16 OF
                       THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                     Report on Form 6-K dated April 10, 2003

                           Commission File No. 1-14110


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Enclosure: Press release dated April 10, 2003, announcing the consensus
           forecasts for Pechiney's results.

                                [PECHINEY logo]

                   Consensus forecasts for Pechiney's results

Paris, April 10. 2003 - A survey by Pechiney of 13 analysts following the stock
has resulted in the following consensus forecasts for the company's Q1-03
results and for the group's full year 2003 results. The Q1-03 results will be
published on April 29. 2003 at 7:30AM (Paris time).

        (euro)m                Q1 - 03       Q1 - 02       FY - 03       FY - 02
                          Low  Average  High   Hist.  Low  Average  High   Hist.

Earnings from Operations   33     63     90    104    120    288    444    407

Reported Net Income       -38     10     26     37   -141     65    169    -50

Adjusted Net Income*        2     24     53     49     10    120    208    211

Adjusted Net Income*
Per share                0.03   0.31   0.68   0.62   0.13   1.54   2.67   2.69

(*) Adjusted Net Income is defined as Reported Net Income excluding the impact,
after taxes, of Restructuring expense, Other (expense) income and other
non-recurring items.

The above consensus is shown in French GAAP. Please also note that, in US GAAP,
goodwill is no longer amortized from January 1. 2002.

Firms contributing to the consensus were ABN Amro, Aurel Leven, BB&T,
BNP-Paribas, CAI Cheuvreux, CDC IXIS Securities, Dexia Securities, Goldman
Sachs, ING Financial Markets, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and UBS

Pechiney is an international group listed on the Paris and New York stock
exchanges. Its three core businesses are primary aluminium, aluminium conversion
and packaging. Pechiney achieved sales of (euro)11.9 billion in 2002. It employs
34,000 employees.


The opinions and projections contained in this press release are entirely those
of independent analysts and have not been prepared or reviewed by Pechiney.
Pechiney makes no representation concerning the quality, content or reliability
of these opinions and projections, which are provided as a convenience only.
Neither Pechiney nor any of its directors, officers or employees shall be in any
way responsible for the contents of this press release, nor shall any of them be
liable for any loss arising from the use of these opinions and projections or
otherwise arising in connection therewith.

Actual results may differ materially from those set forth in any forward-looking
statements in this press release (as defined in section 27A of the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933, as amended). These forward-looking statements involve
known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause
Pechiney's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially
different from the independent opinions and projections contained in this press

Investor Relations Contacts:                    Press Contacts:

Charles L. Ranunkel Tel: 33 1 56 28 25 07       Chrystele Ivins Tel.: 33 1 56 28 24 18
Catherine Paupelin  Tel: 33 1 56 28 25 08
                    Fax 33 1 56 28 33 38
                                                Stephan Giraud Tel.: 33 1 56 28 24 19
7, place du Chancelier Adenauer
75116 Paris


         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
Pechiney has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Date: April 10, 2003                        PECHINEY

                                                 By:     /s/ OLIVIER MALLET
                                                 Name:   Olivier MALLET
                                                 Title:  Chief Financial Officer