Elsewhere, the cif Taiwan premium rose to an all-time high on the back of strong restocking appetite in the run-up to the Lunar New Year (February 12).
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Aluminium premiums in Rotterdam remained well supported this past week with tight supply continuing to buoy the market.
Fastmarkets assessed the aluminium P1020A premium, in-whs dup Rotterdam at $115-120 per tonne Tuesday, up by $2-5 per tonne from $110-118 per tonne a week earlier. The premium was last assessed at its current range on October 7, 2020.
The market has continued to shrug off a widening backwardation on LME spreads,...