Chinese BFA export prices continue to firm at higher levels

By IM prices reporter
Published: Monday, 07 March 2011

Rising prices supported by improved global demand for abrasive minerals

Export prices for Chinese produced brown fused alumina (BFA), a key input in refractory and abrasive applications, are firming at consistently higher levels so far this year, offering evidence of improving global demand for abrasive minerals. 

Traders told IM that Chinese BFA prices are increasing by as much as $10/tonne...

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