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Production cost spike could lift fused alumina prices

By Yoke Wong
Published: Friday, 14 July 2017

Rising raw material costs for the production of brown and white fused alumina in China are expected to push prices higher in the coming weeks, while intensifying anti-pollution control in Henan province will further compound supply constraints.

Huge increases in raw material and production costs amid intensifying environmental inspections in Henan province, China could lift brown and white fused alumina prices higher, suppliers told IM.

The prices of graphite rod, a key component for the cathode in the kiln for the production of fused alumina, have spiked...

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