Chinese bauxite shortage persists amid quality issues
Published: Friday, 08 September 2017
Refractory-grade bauxite prices remained firm as supply uncertainty related to anti-pollution controls in China continues, while market participants warned of quality issues brought about by intermittent production.
The shortage in calcined bauxite supply in China continued
to support spot prices in early September while many warned
that the delivered materials could fall short of contract
The Shanxi government announced 11 August that all
plants that breached environmental standards in the refractory
minerals producing province will be...