Bauxite prices climb on rising freight costs, WFA spread narrows
Published: Monday, 18 April 2022
Refractory-grade bauxite prices mostly ticked upward in the fortnight to Thursday April 14 due to rising land transport costs resulting from China’s Covid-19 control measures. The price of white fused alumina (WFA) went up because of exchange-rate moves while brown fused alumina (BFA) was steady.
"It is becoming increasingly difficult to get cargo to ports
and across borders from the inland province of Shanxi to the
port city of Tianjin," a supplier of bauxite in...