White fused alumina prices rise on higher costs, supply tightness

By Yoke Wong
Published: Friday, 24 February 2017

Higher shipping and production costs combined with supply constraints from China have pushed white fused alumina spot prices upwards in Europe in recent weeks.

White fused alumina (WFA) spot prices jumped in Europe in the past two weeks due to higher freight rates and production costs, while the ongoing environmental restrictions continued to cap Chinese output.

China is one of the largest fused alumina producers in the world but anti-pollution related production shutdowns in...

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