INTERVIEW: Drive to low-carbon economy will support growth in aluminium, UC Rusal says

The global drive to a low-carbon economy will support new capacity growth, with aluminium and other industries restructuring and repositioning themselves, a senior executive at UC Rusal said.

But whether this results in a premium or discount being paid for the material is not the key driver for this change, head of sales and marketing Roman Andryushin told Fastmarkets in an interview.
“The supply side is not looking for or expecting much of a premium for low-carbon materials. There isn’t a tool or meaningful structure to gain a premium without the willingness of the customer. 

“We’re living in a balanced market, maybe even oversupplied, and there is also inventory in warehouses. You can always choose what material you want...

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Andrea Hotter

February 09, 2021

18:43 GMT

New York