Weak demand to weigh on China’s bauxite, fused alumina exports
Published: Friday, 13 September 2019
China’s shipments of refractory-grade bauxite to the international markets was lower year-on-year in July on slow demand from global buyers and disrupted supply within the country.
By Sybil Pan
China exported 59,667 tonnes of refractory-grade bauxite to
the international markets in July 2019, down by 6% from 63,534
tonnes in the corresponding month in 2018.
The principal destination regions for these bauxite
shipments were Japan, which took 14,758 tonnes; the
Netherlands, 6,834 tonnes, India,...