AACHEN 2019: Calcined alumina oversupply still denting prices, delegates warn
Published: Monday, 30 September 2019
Market fundamentals continue to point to a supply surplus amid weak demand, which could affect prices for next year, attendees at the 62nd International Colloquium on Refractories 2019, held in Germany on September 24-26, said.
The calcined alumina market, "turned completely on its head
in a matter of months," going from tightness to oversupply and
prompting a readjustment in prices that is still ongoing,
market participants told Fastmarkets IM in Aachen.
Following two consecutive years of limited availability and
growing demand for all calcined alumina...