ATH prices set to rise in 2018; sellers pushing for 'sizeable' increases

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 05 January 2018

US suppliers of alumina trihydrate want to secure higher prices this year, capitalizing on high demand and widespread price rises across alumina markets.

Participants in the alumina trihydrate (ATH) market in the United States have reported bullish drivers, with several suppliers seeking to put through price increases on 2018 contracts, citing higher feedstock costs.

Buyers have noted aggressive offers from their suppliers to secure a "sizeable" increase in new contract prices, they told...

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