Winter Olympics cuts stir Chinese alumina market

Alumina refineries in regions near Beijing, including the provinces of Shandong and Henan, have been ordered to cut or halt production from the end of January to February 21 for the upcoming Winter Olympics, weighing on the market in the short term, sources said.

Fastmarkets’ most recent assessment of alumina metallurgical grade, exw China was 3,000-3,100 yuan ($474-490) per tonne on Thursday January 20, up 150-300 yuan from 2,700-2,950 yuan per tonne a week...

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Yiwen Ju

January 24, 2022

12:39 GMT

Shanghai