Fused alumina prices down again despite looming winter closures; bauxite firm

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 10 December 2021

Chinese fused alumina declined for a third consecutive pricing session in the two weeks ended Thursday December 9 amid slow spot transactions and improved operating rates against the height of a power crunch. This was despite concerns over the anti-pollution related halt for winter.

Fastmarkets’ latest assessment for alumina, fused brown, min 95% Al2O3, refractory sized (0-6mm), fob China was at $980-1,040 per tonne on Thursday, down by $40 per tonne from $1,020-1,080 per tonne on November 25.

On the same day, the price for alumina, fused brown, min 95% Al2O3,...

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