AACHEN 2019: Calcined alumina oversupply still denting prices, delegates warn

By Davide Ghilotti
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...

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