Download the February 2021 issue of MMM
Published: Monday, 15 February 2021
Welcome to the February 2021 issue of Metal Market Magazine, where we feature an in-depth look at the issues surrounding Chinese bauxite supply, the effect of environmental controls on bauxite and fused alumina output, and a gradual improvement in trading conditions for calcined alumina.
The January issue – which you can still download at this link – included analysis
on the soaring freight costs out of China, the uncertain
outlook for chromite, a tightening of magnesia supply and a
focus on so-called 'fake’ graphite.
In this February issue, meanwhile, you will be pleased to
- Bauxite shortage likely for
refractories: Refractory raw material consumers are
likely to face shortages in bauxite, Davide Ghilotti
- Environmental controls squeeze fused alumina,
bauxite supply: Stricter regulations in major
Chinese production hubs for bauxite and fused alumina depress
supply, Sybil Pan reports
- Calcined alumina sellers see demand
returning: Calcined alumina suppliers hope an
increase in demand will prompt a rebound in prices, Davide
- China’s brown fused alumina exports
tumble in 2020: China’s exports of
brown fused alumina plunged, owing to a preference by some
for cheaper WFA, Sybil Pan writes
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