US low-copper secondary Al alloy prices rally again

Some secondary alloy prices in the United States rose to all-time highs again on Thursday August 19, though the benchmark A380.1 price held steady.

This resulted from continued tight supply and despite what some said was lackluster summer demand. “Volume is still suspect, but copper and silicon are still very high,” one trader said of the continuing cost push for alloy prices. “On the other hand, producers are just making enough to serve...


Thorsten Schier

August 20, 2021

21:28 GMT

New York