Market has no fears over ATH supplies in 2019

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 01 May 2019

Sellers and users of alumina hydrate (ATH) are confident that supplies of the material will pose no problems in the foreseeable future because rising output in the United States will counteract restrictions in Brazil.

The availability of alumina hydrate (ATH) in the North American market was not expected to be a problem in 2019 despite producer Norsk Hydro’s Alunorte bauxite mine in northern Brazil still running at half-capacity, market participants have told Fastmarkets.
Speaking to Fastmarkets in Miami during last week’s 25th Bauxite &...

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