Alumina pricing continue to surge as tensions mount in supply chain | Steel Guru

Mr Andy Home wrote in Reuters that the CME cash contract, indexed against Platts’ assessment of the Australian price, is currently quoted at USD 626 per tonne, just shy of the record USD 643 seen at the start of May. Also in China, spot prices are at their highest since December last year. A walk-out by unionised workers at three Australian alumina refineries has injected yet more uncertainty into an already problematic supply equation. What has historically been a highly efficient part of the aluminium production chain is experiencing an unprecedented degree of turmoil this year.

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Alumina pricing continue to surge as tensions mount in supply chain.