September 2019

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from September 13

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Friday September 13 that are worth another look.

ALUMINIUM FOUNDRY WRAP: US, European premiums remain muted

Poor demand and ongoing bearish sentiment surrounding the European economy continued to keep premiums for aluminium foundry in the region tepid on Friday September 13.

EU aluminium scrap continues to slip; 226 ingot follows

The range for aluminium pressure diecasting ingot DIN226/A380 fell on Friday September 13 with lower European scrap prices forcing ingot producers to sell more cheaply in the face of weak automotive sector demand.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES 13/09

The following Fastmarkets non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday September 13:

PRICING NOTICE: Correction to UK aluminium scrap baled old rolled price

Fastmarkets MB has corrected its aluminium scrap United Kingdom baled old rolled cuttings price which was published incorrectly on Wednesday September 11 due to an error.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from September 9

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Monday September 9 that are worth another look.

ALUMINA SNAPSHOT: Australia price hits three-week low; remains under pressure

Key data from the Monday August 9 pricing session in London and Shanghai.

EU aluminium scrap prices hit 10-year low on China scrap import crackdown [CORRECTED]

European aluminium scrap prices universally dipped on Friday September 6 with the effects of China’s moratorium on non-ferrous scrap imports finally being felt amid a loosening scrap supply picture.

PEOPLE MOVES: Alcoa’s Reyes promoted to aluminium supply chain chief in restructure

Timothy Reyes will assume a new position as executive vice president and chief commercial officer of Alcoa from November 1.

A rollercoaster year for alumina prices

Alumina prices have been trading close to their lowest level in over two years. Alice Mason and Hui Li review the market factors that drove prices down and consider the outlook.