ALUMINA SNAPSHOT: Fob Australia alumina price falls below $280/t to May 2017 low

The alumina index on a fob Australia basis is down by 3.4% week on week and below $280 per tonne for the first time since May 2017.

Fastmarkets’ daily alumina index, fob Australia fell to $279.29 per tonne on Wednesday October 9, from $280.64 per tonne the previous day and from $289.53 per tonne on October 2. 

The index is now down 29.5% from the start of the 2019.

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There has been a flurry of trading activity over the past...


Alice Mason

October 09, 2019

17:04 GMT