Chinese WFA price slumps on weak demand; bauxite, BFA flat
Published: Friday, 17 April 2020
The price for white fused alumina (WFA) in China has fallen over the past two weeks to reach a two-year low in the assessment on Thursday April 16.
This was the result of a combination of cheap feedstock and
declining demand for the refractory raw material while the
Covid-19 pandemic continued to affect the world’s
The wider repercussions of the outbreak have also capped
previous price increases in refractory-grade bauxite and brown
fused alumina (BFA).