Bauxite price spread widens, WFA up on higher costs, BFA flat

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 05 February 2021

Prices spread for certain grades of bauxite widened in the fortnight to Thursday February 4 on differing availability options from suppliers, while the price of white fused alumina (WFA) moved up on higher costs and brown fused alumina (BFA) held firm on bullish sentiment.

Shanxi and Henan province to the Chinese port of Xingang Tianjin eased off to some extent against the previous restrictions imposed to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, according to market sources.

At the same time, however, sellers reported a lack of truck drivers as well as other logistics workers in the...

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