China’s alumina market declines in H1 2014
Published: Thursday, 23 October 2014
Following Indonesia’s export ban on raw materials, China has started to see a shortage in bauxite supply, which has forced the country’s alumina companies to reduce production and diversify bauxite sources. This is likely to push the mineral price higher.
China’s alumina market has declined in the
first half of 2014, according to figures released by the China Aluminium Network
(CAN), following the Indonesia ban on bauxite
The domestic alumina industry saw its production rate
decrease by 50%, as most alumina companies in South China and