ALUMINA INDEX: Prices slide 1.4% for index to settle below $200/t

Metal Bulletin’s alumina index (fob Australia) settled at $198.72 per tonne on Thursday December 24, the first time the index has fallen below $200 per tonne since its inception in August 2010.

Alumina prices fell 1.4% this week, though a quieter market, on account of the approaching Christmas and New Year holidays, slowed the freefall seen recently.

This week’s falls mean the price of the raw material has dropped by 44% over the course of 2015....

Published

Charlotte Radford

December 24, 2015

13:26 GMT

London