BFA prices tick up on China’s supply squeeze
Published: Friday, 01 December 2017
The restrictions put in place in refractory minerals producing areas in China have taken yet another toll on local supply as customers struggle to secure the volumes the need.
Prices for brown fused alumina (BFA) were edging upward on
Friday December 1 with availability constraints in China
intensifying after the latest government-led shutdowns of
facilities in key producing regions.
As provincial governments in areas of China including Henan
push through with another round of stoppages to some industrial