Chinese alumina export volumes down 76% in October

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The commodity lost three-quarters of its export volumes in October compared with the previous year.

China’s export volumes of non-metallurgical alumina fell by almost 76% in October 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year, with trade flows affected by low availability of material amid widespread production shutdowns.

Alumina exports in the month totaled 4,698 tonnes compared with more...

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