BFA prices up again on supply issues but WFA, bauxite firm

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 11 June 2021

Prices for brown fused alumina (BFA) moved up in the fortnight to Thursday June 10 amid increasing supply tightness following temporary closures in China’s Henan province. The price of white fused alumina (WFA) imports into Europe was supported by soaring freight costs, while bauxite also held firm.

Fastmarkets’ latest price assessment for alumina, fused brown, min 95% Al2O3, refractory sized (0-6mm), fob China, was $720-740 per tonne on June 10, up by $10 per tonne against the previous assessment, rising for a third consecutive fortnight.

On the same day, the price of alumina, fused brown, min 95%...

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