WFA prices rise on high freight costs; BFA and bauxite edge up amid supply issues
Published: Friday, 09 July 2021
Prices for white fused alumina (WFA) rose further on Thursday July 8 on soaring shipment rates and supply issues, while brown fused alumina (BFA) and bauxite increased amid tightening raw material availability and high operation costs.
Fastmarkets assessed alumina, fused white, 25kg bags, cif
Europe at €715-800 ($845-946) per tonne on Thursday,
narrowing upward by €15 from €700-800 per tonne two
Liquidity was reported at both ends of the price range. The
top end reflects higher concluded prices for non-Chinese
material, including from Western...