Alumina/Bauxite pricing news

  • June 2018

    Bauxite prices drop further as China supply remains tight

    19 June 2018

    Prices of Chinese bauxite decreased slightly over the past fortnight, but market participants warned of surging energy prices and tightening supply.

  • Lower producer offers weigh on Chinese brown fused alumina prices

    18 June 2018

    Refractory-grade brown fused alumina prices continued to weaken in the latest assessment, while low availability limited the fall in abrasive-grade prices.

  • IM's May Price Movements

    05 June 2018

    IM's monthly price movements.

  • Price Briefing: May 25 - 31

    01 June 2018

    Refractory brown fused alumina prices fall in China, WFA stable; Global antimony trioxide market strengthens upon higher antimony metal price; Indian barite exports further undercut Chinese prices; Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices soften in China; other global prices unchanged; Strong dollar weighs on Indian soda ash list prices

  • Refractory brown fused alumina prices fall in China, WFA stable

    01 June 2018

    Refractory grade BFA prices moved down after producers in China sought to move inventory, while tight availability upheld prices of abrasive grade BFA, and white fused alumina remained stable.