Aluminium queue at Istim LME warehouses in Port Klang shortens to 121 days

The queue for aluminium at London Metal Exchange-approved warehouses in Port Klang, Malaysia, operated by Istim has almost halved over the past month to 121 days as of the end of March.

This is down from the 229-day queue registered at the end of February, according to LME data released on Wednesday April 10. The extended wait for deliveries originally built up due to mass cancelations of LME aluminium stock. In early February, nearly 100,000 tonnes was canceled in Port Klang – this followed cancelations of around 300,000 tonnes between...

Published

Alice Mason

April 10, 2019

15:26 GMT

London