Price Briefing: Week 14 – alumina, rare earths, iodine

By Mark Watts
Published: Thursday, 07 April 2011

Non-met alumina market tightens as rare earth prices continue to rocket

Prices could rise further in the non-metallurgical alumina market due to robust global demand and a run on prices in metallurgical markets.

Most non-met suppliers are locked in to six-month pricing contracts, so the market has not immediately reacted to the tightening of supply.

Industry sources said that the market...

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