Bauxite supply finely balanced

Published: Wednesday, 01 April 2009

China could take 500,000 tonnes refractory bauxite off market if demand remains low

Supply of Chinese non-metallurgical bauxite, a key ingredient in the production of refractories, remains finely balanced according to industry participants despite the recent drop off in global demand.


Exports of bauxite from China have fallen dramatically since the start of the year but traders questioned say that supply has...

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