Brazil’s federal court upholds 50% curtailment at Alunorte alumina refinery

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018

Market participants have largely priced in the decision, which had been made at state level in March, while Chinese prices continue at elevated levels on a domestic tightness.

By Hui Li and Alice Mason

Hydro’s Alunorte alumina refinery will continue to run at 50% capacity following a federal court ruling, Fastmarkets understands.

The federal court has decided to uphold the decision, previously made by the Para state court, to halt operations of the refinery’s DRS2 bauxite residue...

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