Calcined alumina suppliers warn of further price rises in 2019 on widespread shortage

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The evident imbalance of the calcined alumina market will result in new price increases next year, sellers said.

The calcined alumina market is facing a shortage of material amid high consumer demand and insufficient output, with suppliers forecasting further prices increases in 2019.

Suppliers of the mineral, which is used in a number of refractories applications, have been consistently reporting difficulty in meeting demand, citing a shortage since...

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