Supply shortage pushes Chinese bauxite prices higher again

By Yoke Wong
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017

Chinese bauxite spot prices increased again in May as the ongoing anti-pollution related production shutdowns caused severe shortages in the market.

Refractory-grade bauxite spot prices jumped 18 May, as the ongoing massive production shut downs in China led trades to be concluded at higher values higher for the second time in May.   

The anti-pollution controls in China have increased since the beginning of May, with Beijing shutting down most...

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