Q2 MJP aluminium talks prolonged amid weak demand

Falling demand, exacerbated by the novel coronavirus outbreak (2010-nCoV) further causing market uncertainty, means market participants expect negotiations for second-quarter aluminium ingot supply to Japan to continue for longer than usual.

“Market demand is very sluggish now so it is to be expected that it wouldn’t conclude so early but I think this time it will drag way into April,” a...


Karen Ng

March 25, 2020

17:38 GMT