Alumina prices rise on shortages

By IM prices reporter
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...

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