China’s bauxite, BFA prices rise on further yuan gains, WFA flatlines

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 16 October 2020

The market for refractory grade bauxite and brown fused alumina (BFA) ticked up in the past fortnight to Thursday October 15 on a rising yuan after China's Golden Week holiday in early October, while white fused alumina (WFA) held firm after previous upward adjustments.

Fastmarkets rolled over the prices for the refractory grade bauxite and BFA in the start of the month due to China’s Golden Week holiday, according to our pricing methodology methodology.

With business back from the break, market participants reported further upward movement in the price of bauxite and both...

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