NEWSBREAK: Multiple Q2 MJP aluminium deals done at $82/t

A major aluminium producer has concluded multiple deals with Japanese consumers for April-June delivery to main Japanese ports (MJP) at a premium on a cif basis of $82 per tonne over the London Metal Exchange cash price, sources confirmed to Fastmarkets on Thursday March 26.

This is the first deal between a producer and end consumers to be confirmed for the second quarter, according to market sources. The $82 per tonne deal was said to be agreed for more than 1,000 tonnes of aluminium ingot and is 1.2% lower than the first-quarter benchmark, which had settled at $83 per tonne.

The first quarterly...


Karen Ng

March 26, 2020

11:40 GMT