Bauxite prices drop further as China supply remains tight

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Prices of Chinese bauxite decreased slightly over the past fortnight, but market participants warned of surging energy prices and tightening supply.

The calcined bauxite market depreciated again over the past fortnight, although industry sources in China warn of new issues affecting the country’s producing areas.

The discrepancy between ongoing production restraints and falling market prices continues to characterize the market at the moment, after a first decline in spot prices...

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