Fused alumina prices continue to hit new highs, bauxite flatlines

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 03 September 2021

Prices for white fused alumina (WFA) hit new highs in the fortnight to Thursday September 2, on surging feedstock costs, while brown fused alumina (BFA) followed, with tighter supply and power scarcity affecting output, but the price of bauxite was stable on strong fundamentals.

Fastmarkets’ latest price assessment for alumina, fused white, 25kg bags, cif Europe, wast €740-850 ($877-1,008) per tonne on September 2, up by €20 per tonne from the previous assessment, setting a new record after reaching a two-year high at the end of July.

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