Bauxite prices tick higher on supply shortage; WFA rises while BFA remains flat

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 06 March 2020

Bauxite prices in China have increased again over the past fortnight on low restart rates of mining and calcination activities in producing areas, market participants said.

The brown fused alumina (BFA) price was stable amid a quiet spot market, while the white fused alumina (WFA) price strengthened on the uptrend of feedstock metallurgical alumina prices.

While logistics have improved gradually within the main producing provinces of Shanxi and Henan over the past two weeks, mining and...

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