Calcined alumina prices drop further in bearish market

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Monday, 09 March 2020

The specialty alumina market continues to suffer bearish pressure of weak end market conditions and high availability, forcing suppliers to give in to price cuts to move volumes.

Fundamentals factors that had supported the market throughout 2018 and the first part of 2019 gave way to a prolonged slowdown that is still biting, market participants told Fastmarkets.

With the main end markets of refractories and steelmaking continuing to underperform across western markets, and novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) concerns adding...

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