April 2021

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from April 8

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Thursday April 8 that are worth another look.

Brazil's alumina exports up 40% in March Alunorte, Alumar ramp up

Brazilian exports of alumina were up by 40.01% year on year in March, after the two main producers, Alunorte and Alumar, increased their shipments, data from the country's economy ministry, published on Wednesday April 7, show.

Market shrugs off ‘minimal impact’ of fire at PM Bintulu’s aluminium smelter

A fire at Press Metal Bintulu Sdn Bhd’s (PM Bintulu) new phase 3 smelter on Saturday April 3 has caused "minimal interruption" at the plant in the Malaysian state of Sarawak.