Chinese-origin bauxite, fused alumina prices hold

By Yoke Wong
Published: Friday, 04 November 2016

Despite weak seasonal demand, Chinese-origin bauxite and fused alumina prices have held unchanged so far in November as higher productions costs continue to support the market.

Chinese-origin refractory-grade bauxite and fused alumina spot prices have bucked a trend and resisted the traditional low demand season to remain unchanged as suppliers resist price decreases due to higher production costs.

Bauxite mine output in China has been capped due to the Chinese government’s restrictions on new mining permits,...

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