2019 PREVIEW: China supply uncertainty to continue to worry bauxite, alumina markets
Published: Tuesday, 08 January 2019
The outlook for refractory-grade bauxite and fused alumina this year is once again intrinsically linked to how Chinese production will perform.
The flows of material supply out of China are expected to be
a primary factor that will shape the markets for
non-metallurgical bauxite and alumina in 2019, after two years
of inconsistent production because of the
country’s shift in environmental policy.
Constant concern among buyers of the two mineral...