Alumina prices rise on shortages
Published: Wednesday, 14 April 2010
Sharp drop in supply of aluminium trihydrate pushes up non-met alumina prices
Prices for aluminium trihydrate (ATH), a key feedstock in
the production of non-metallurgical alumina chemicals
(non-met), are steadily rising amid a looming shortage as
global demand for aluminium metal continues to pick up.
This month, prices for ATH Damp (57-60% Al2O3, 5-8% moisture,
bulk FOB refinery) reported to IM by...