WFA price rises further on high freight costs; BFA, bauxite firm despite supply disruption

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 23 July 2021

White fused alumina (WFA) prices increased for a third consecutive fortnight to Thursday July 23 amid high freight costs, while brown fused alumina (BFA) and bauxite held stable despite severe supply disruptions brought about by heavy rainfalls in Henan and environmental regulations in Shanxi province.

Fastmarkets’ latest price assessment for alumina, fused white, 25kg bags, cif Europe was €720-830 ($849-978) per tonne on July 22, its spread widening with the low end up by €5 and the high up by €30 from the previous assessment.

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