WFA price falls on renewed pressure; bauxite, BFA stable on low demand

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 07 August 2020

The price of white fused alumina (WFA) made a further downward move during the past fortnight despite participants’ expectations the market had bottomed out owing to changes in feedstock prices during previous weeks.

Bauxite markets stayed mostly flat amid tight supply and soft demand. Meanwhile, the prices for brown fused alumina (BFA) were stable with more kilns’ operations halted in China due to weak demand

Fastmarkets’ latest assessment for alumina, fused white, 25kg bags, cif Europe stood at €530-690 ($630-819) per tonne on...

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