BFA prices post fifth fortnightly drop despite Covid outbreak, winter closures in Henan

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 07 January 2022

China’s brown fused alumina (BFA) prices continued to fall in the fortnight to Thursday January 6 due to slow spot liquidity at home and abroad. White fused alumina (WFA) also dipped after holding stable in the previous session, and bauxite held firm on limited availability projections.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for alumina, fused brown, min 95% Al2O3, refractory sized (0-6mm), fob China narrowed downward by $20 per tonne to $940-980 per tonne on Thursday, from $940-1,000 per...

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