Bauxite shortage boosts prices

Published: Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Chinese bauxite prices rise on supply shortages despite slow export demand

Traders of non-metallurgical bauxite, used in the production of a range of refractory and abrasive products, have reported that a shortage of raw material within China has pushed up prices for certain grades, despite the ongoing weak demand from the export market.

“There is a real shortage of non-metallurgical within...

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