Calcined alumina 2021 supply negotiations ‘will drag into January’

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Contract negotiations for next year’s supply of calcined alumina volumes were progressing slowly, with both sellers and buyers expecting discussions to continue beyond the end of 2020, sources told Fastmarkets.

The market for calcined alumina has been characterized by tightness – and early negotiations – in previous years, but discussions for 2021 contracts have started late and were expected to continue, inconclusively, for some time.

"Normally, we would have our contracts signed by the end of October, or early November at the...

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