Alcoa forecasts 2019 alumina surplus on China production rises
Published: Monday, 21 January 2019
United States-based Alcoa, the world’s eighth-largest aluminium producer, has forecast a surplus of alumina in 2019 while it increases aluminium metal shipments.
There was a 600,000-tonne deficit of alumina at the end of
2018, the company said, rounding off a year of record market
Fastmarkets’ alumina index rocketed upward
to $707.75 per tonne on April 24, 2018, the highest since the
index was first assessed in 2010, because a series of