Bauxite prices fall despite supply shortage, fused alumina follows
Published: Monday, 24 August 2020
Refractory grade bauxite prices in China dropped in the two weeks to Thursday, August 20 amid “extremely slow” demand, while both brown fused alumina (BFA) and white fused alumina (WFA) prices remained under pressure.
China’s bauxite markets ticked down despite
supply tightness throughout the four grades assessed by
Fastmarkets because of a lack of demand from end-consuming
The unusual balance between tight supply and soft demand,
means the demand side of the market is the the key driver for
prices at the...