Lower producer offers weigh on Chinese brown fused alumina prices

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Monday, 18 June 2018

Refractory-grade brown fused alumina prices continued to weaken in the latest assessment, while low availability limited the fall in abrasive-grade prices.

Prices of brown-fused alumina (BFA) have edged down further over the past fortnight due to ongoing financial restraints on the part of Chinese sellers leading to lower offers. 

The effect of the financial pressures failed to offset a continued drop in production imposed by renewed environmental curbs, Industrial Minerals...

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